News & Opinions

Labour markets in Eastern Europe recovered in 2021 - 21 Nov 2022

An analysis of labour market performance reveals a rebound in the majority of CESEE countries in 2021 read more

Joint Anniversary Conference with the CEU in Vienna: Integration, Inequality and Insecurity in Europe and the World - 09 Nov 2022

wiiw and CEU discuss Ukraine war, energy crisis and pandemic with speakers from around the world read more

Ukraine's reconstruction plan needs improvement - 08 Nov 2022

Though institutional upgrading and strong EU integration commitments are positive, the National Recovery Plan also has some weaknesses that should be addressed read more

Recent Publications


Economic and Social Impacts of FDI in Central, East and Southeast Europe

wiiw Research Reports read more


RRF 2.0: Ein permanenter EU-Investitionsfonds im Kontext von Energiekrise, Klimawandel und EU-Fiskalregeln

wiiw Research Reports in German Language read more


Monthly Report No. 11/2022 - FDI in Central, East and Southeast Europe

wiiw Monthly Reports read more

Upcoming Events

12  December 2022    9:30 am CET

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Doris Hanzl-Weiss (wiiw)

Herausforderungen und Chancen für die Automobilindustrie

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10  January 2023    4:00 pm CET

In cooperation with Oesterreichische Nationalbank.

This year's Global Economy Lecture will be hosted as a hybrid event and will focus on: The political economy of Putin’s war in Ukraine

Global Economy Lecture 2023

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Projects in Focus

Growth and productivity accounts - Capital productivity and multi-factor productivity

Client: Eurostat
Duration: July 2019 - December 2021 read more

Eastern Europe Before Transition: Digitisation of data and analysis of CESEE’s command economies

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: May 2021 - April 2024 read more

Impact Evaluation of the Interreg Rhin Supérieur / Oberrhein Programme

Client: Interreg Rhin Supérieur
Duration: September 2021 - December 2022 read more

Export bonus: Significance and performance of Austrian exporters

Client: Austrian Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs
Duration: October 2021 - April 2022 read more