News & Opinions

11 Dec 2017

Boom times in Turkey

The large current account deficit leaves the economy vulnerable to a hike in US rates or a change in investor sentiment. read more

06 Dec 2017

Just released: wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2017

The twenty-third edition of the wiiw Handbook has been released, with comprehensive, updated and expanded macroeconomic statistics for 22 CESEE countries. read more

05 Dec 2017

There is no economic rationale for bad EU-Russia relations

Sticking to the current stalemate will be costly for both sides, with the opportunity costs accumulating over time. However, a breakthrough looks unlikely. read more

Recent Publications


Global Value Chains and Structural Upgrading

wiiw Working Papers read more


wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2017: Central, East and Southeast Europe

wiiw Handbook of Statistics read more

wiiw Handbook of Statistics 2017: Excel Tables

wiiw Handbook of Statistics - Excel Tables read more

Upcoming Events

18  January 2018    9:00 am

Final Conference of the international research project PRONTO.

Quantifying Non-Tariff Barriers to Trade and Investment

wiiw Special Event read more

Projects in Focus

Innovation in the CESEE region: from pre-crisis credit boom to the effects of the financial crisis

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: July 2014 - December 2015 read more

Technical Assistance for the Preparation of CEFTA Investment Report

Client: Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA)
Duration: October 2016 - December 2017 read more

Über die Wirkungen von Freihandel - Eine Bestandsaufnahme der ökonomischen Literatur

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

Durchführung einer Analyse zu volkswirtschaftlichen Aspekten von Infrastrukturinvestitionen

Client: Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT)
Duration: February 2017 - September 2017 read more

SEE Jobs Gateway

Client: The World Bank
Duration: July 2016 - June 2019 read more