News & Opinions

Convergence or disintegration in Europe? The problem of structural polarization - 20 Mar 2018

The current economic upswing masks continued underlying challenges; ensuring long-term convergence and stability will require coordinated fiscal, wage and industrial policies. read more

Further improvement in Western Balkan labour markets last year - 20 Mar 2018

Despite the positive trends, the region continues to struggle with low activity rates, and high levels of long-term and youth unemployment. read more

Mit eiserner Faust gegen NAFTA? - 19 Mar 2018

US Präsident Trump erhöht aus 'Sorge um die nationale Sicherheit' Zölle auf Stahl- und Aluminiumprodukte. Handelsdaten deuten dagegen auf Druckausübung auf NAFTA-Verhandlungspartner. read more

Recent Publications


Corporatism and the Labour Income Share

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Structural Change in Times of Increasing Openness

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Cohesion Policy Meets Heterogeneous Firms

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Upcoming Events

26  March 2018    3:00 pm

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Mariarosaria Comunale, Bank of Lithuania

Credit dynamics in CESEE since the global financial crisis: adjustment back to equilibrium levels?

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12  April 2018    9:00 am

Central, East and Southeast Europe: Stock-Taking and Outlook 30 Years of Change – 45 Years of wiiw

wiiw Spring Seminar 2018 (by invitation only)

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30  April 2018    3:00 pm

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Carolina Lennon

Globalized firms: The gender employment gap and the transmission of attitudes towards female work across countries

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Projects in Focus

Über die Wirkungen von Freihandel - Eine Bestandsaufnahme der ökonomischen Literatur

Client: Federation of Austrian Industries
Duration: June 2017 - November 2017 read more

Euroasian Integration

Client: International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Duration: June 2013 - December 2017 read more

Provision of services related to the implementation of the Better Regulation Guidelines (Framework Contract)

Client: European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
Duration: September 2017 - September 2019 read more