News & Opinions

Iranians head to polls for crucial election

The result is too close to call, but the outcome will have important implications for the economy and foreign policy. A commentary by Mahdi Ghodsi. read more

EU-CEE economies started 2017 with a bang

Growth has strengthened almost everywhere, and in some places is at multi-year highs. Positive internal dynamics and strong momentum in Germany suggest it will continue. read more

Towards the vision of a common economic space from Vancouver to Vladivostok

On 15-16 May, an academic conference on 'Connectivity, Trade and Economic Cooperation' was held in Linz. It was co-organised by wiiw and the chairmanship of OSCE. read more

Recent Publications


Monthly Report No. 5/2017

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The Evolution of Non-Tariff Measures and their Diverse Effects on Trade

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The European Construction Value Chain: Performance, Challenges and Role in the GVC

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Upcoming Events

29  May 2017    4:00 pm

Daniel S. Hamilton, Johns Hopkins University

NO MORE “BUSINESS AS USUAL” - Trump, Brexit and the Transatlantic Economy

wiiw Other Seminars

12  June 2017    3:00 pm

Konstantin Wacker, University of Mainz (JGU), Germany

Vertical and Horizontal Dynamics in Export Unit Values

FIW-wiiw Seminars in International Economics

29  June 2017    10:00 am

Presentation of latest growth forecast for Central, East and Southeast Europe (CESEE) with special focus on Austria’s economic relations with CESEE

wiiw Summer Forecast 2017

wiiw Press Conferences

Projects in Focus

Impact assessment related to the future development of Cohesion Policy and the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESI Funds)

Client: European Commission, DG Regional Policy
Duration: March 2014 - February 2017 read more

Background paper contributions for the Industrial Development Report 2018, 'The Demand for Manufacturing. Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Consumption, in a Globalized Economy'

Client: UNIDO
Duration: October 2016 - February 2017 read more

Migration and Globalisation – Impacts and Interaction

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: March 2016 - February 2018 read more