News & Opinions

Von der provisorischen zur tatsächlichen Ostöffnung - 19 Aug 2019

Beim Paneuropäischen Picknick vor 30 Jahren sollten sich West- und Osteuropa symbolisch annähern. Dass die Ostöffnung unmittelbar bevorstand und wie holprig sie verlaufen würde, war damals noch nicht absehbar. read more

Could it end in war? In need of a compromise between US and Iran - 26 Jul 2019

The priority on all sides should be to keep open lines of communication and to look for a compromise. read more

Enter Boris Johnson - 23 Jul 2019

Risks of a “no deal” Brexit, and the likelihood of a UK general election, have both risen. The UK may still be at the start of a multi-year political crisis. read more

On a 20-year journey towards a global gold-standard in trade - 23 Jul 2019

This month marks the first anniversary of the EU-Japan trade agreement. Initial effects are already observable. However, its full implementation still lies 20 years ahead of us. read more

Recent Publications

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Osteuropa trotzt dem globalen Gegenwind

wiiw Research Reports in German Language read more

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Monthly Report No. 6/2019

wiiw Monthly Reports read more

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Non-Performing Loans in Central and Southeast Europe

wiiw Policy Notes and Reports read more

Upcoming Events

22  October 2019    5:00 pm

Julia Bachtrögler, Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO)

Euroscepticism and EU Cohesion Policy: The Impact of Micro-Level Policy Effectiveness on Voting Behavior

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11  November 2019    4:00 pm

In cooperation with Oesterreichische Nationalbank.

Danny Quah, Dean and Li Ka Shing Professor in Economics, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore

Demand and supply in a new world order: The role of non-great powers

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Projects in Focus

SEE Jobs Gateway

Client: The World Bank
Duration: July 2016 - June 2019 read more

Effects, opportunity costs and spillovers of EU Cohesion Policy

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: September 2018 - February 2020 read more

DG ECFIN Fellowship-Initiative 2018-2019 - The productivity challenge: jobs and incomes in the dawning era of intelligent robots

Client: European Commission, DG Economic and Financial Affairs
Duration: October 2018 - June 2019 read more

Capital dynamics, global value chains and competitiveness (CaDoVaC)

Client: Joint Research Centre (JRC)
Duration: October 2018 - April 2020 read more

Fiscal policies in Europe II.

Client: Austrian Chamber of Labour
Duration: July 2018 - July 2020 read more


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