News & Opinions

Yugoslavia, 30 years on: Winners and losers from transition. - 14 Jun 2021

All ex-Yugoslav republics experienced a notable increase in inequality over the past 30 years. read more

Yugoslavia, 30 years on: “The break-up of Yugoslavia was not inevitable at all.” - 14 Jun 2021

Vladimir Gligorov looks back at the 1990s and outlines an EU strategy to get the Western Balkans on board. read more

The Janša Plan is not a solution to Western Balkan territorial disputes - 07 Jun 2021

The latest attempt to rearrange territories in Southeast Europe misjudges the priorities of key local actors, not least Serbia. read more

Recent Publications


Gender Gaps in Employment, Wages, and Work Hours: Assessment of COVID-19 Implications

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Monthly Report No. 6/2021

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A Skill-specific Dynamic Labour Supply and Labour Demand Framework: A Scenario Analysis for the Western Balkan Countries to 2030

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Upcoming Events

23  June 2021    4:00 pm CEST

Panel discussion on the break-up of Yugoslavia

Yugoslavia, 30 years on

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07  July 2021    10:00 am CEST


wiiw-Sommerprognose Osteuropa

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Projects in Focus

DG ECFIN Fellowship-Initiative 2020-2021 - Shifting paradigms: The quest for new modes of sustainable growth and convergence

Client: European Commission, DG Economic and Financial Affairs
Duration: October 2020 - May 2021 read more

Impact Evaluation of the Interreg Central Europe Programme

Client: Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE
Duration: September 2020 - March 2023 read more

SEE Jobs Gateway

Client: The World Bank
Duration: July 2016 - March 2020 read more

The Effect of Digitisation on Work in Europe

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: April 2020 - March 2022 read more