News & Opinions

US tariffs on cars: An expensive and dangerous gamble - 25 May 2018

The announced US tariff hike against cars would not only hurt car exporting countries, but many upstream producers as well. read more

Sailing close to the wind - 24 May 2018

The Turkish central bank has hiked rates significantly, but may still need to do more. Political and economic uncertainty will remain high. read more

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’ in Trump’s trade policy - 23 May 2018

While merit can be found in questioning unrestricted, free trade, Trump's current policy is unjustified. The ugly rivalry with China over global leadership lies at its heart. read more

wiiw publishes new study on Western Balkan EU accession prospects - 17 May 2018

The 2025 target date is highly ambitious, but the greater focus on solving political issues in the region is a positive step. read more

Recent Publications

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Monthly Report No. 5/2018

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Western Balkans EU Accession: Is the 2025 Target Date Realistic?

wiiw Policy Notes and Reports read more

Estimation of Aggregate and Segment-specific Financial Cycles for a Global Sample of Countries

wiiw Statistical Reports read more

Upcoming Events

30  May 2018    3:00 pm

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Michael Huberman, Université de Montréal, Canada

Domestic Barriers to Internal and International Trade: New Evidence for Brazil, 1920-1940

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04  June 2018    11:00 am

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Andrzej Stasio, Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU)

On the relevance of double tax treaties

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04  June 2018    6:00 pm

In cooperation with AK Wien.

Robert Skidelsky, Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at the University of Warwick

3rd Łaski Lecture: Keynes and the Future of the Euro-Zone

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07  June 2018    10:00 am

Presentation of the annual wiiw FDI Report for CESEE based on the wiiw FDI Database

Press conference: wiiw FDI Report 2018

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14  June 2018    5:00 pm

Réka Kinga Papp, Media researcher, journalist and performer, Budapest

The EU-CEE countries and the European sex trade

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Projects in Focus

Competitiveness drivers and obstacles, intra-EU linkages and European value chains in GVCs

Client: European Commission, DG Growth
Duration: January 2017 - January 2018 read more

Analysis of the Macedonian economy

Client: Economic Chamber of Macedonia
Duration: December 2016 - June 2017 read more


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