News & Opinions

Labour markets in Eastern Europe recovered in 2021 - 21 Nov 2022

An analysis of labour market performance reveals a rebound in the majority of CESEE countries in 2021 read more

Joint Anniversary Conference with the CEU in Vienna: Integration, Inequality and Insecurity in Europe and the World - 09 Nov 2022

wiiw and CEU discuss Ukraine war, energy crisis and pandemic with speakers from around the world read more

Ukraine's reconstruction plan needs improvement - 08 Nov 2022

Though institutional upgrading and strong EU integration commitments are positive, the National Recovery Plan also has some weaknesses that should be addressed read more

Recent Publications


Economic and Social Impacts of FDI in Central, East and Southeast Europe

wiiw Research Reports read more


RRF 2.0: Ein permanenter EU-Investitionsfonds im Kontext von Energiekrise, Klimawandel und EU-Fiskalregeln

wiiw Research Reports in German Language read more


Monthly Report No. 11/2022 - FDI in Central, East and Southeast Europe

wiiw Monthly Reports read more

Upcoming Events

12  December 2022    9:30 am CET

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Doris Hanzl-Weiss (wiiw)

Herausforderungen und Chancen für die Automobilindustrie

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10  January 2023    4:00 pm CET

In cooperation with Oesterreichische Nationalbank.

This year's Global Economy Lecture will be hosted as a hybrid event and will focus on: The political economy of Putin’s war in Ukraine

Global Economy Lecture 2023

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Projects in Focus

Determinants and Effects of Foreign Direct Investments in Austria: New Insights from Microdata

Client: Austrian Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs
Duration: October 2021 - February 2022 read more

Advice on intra-EU mobility and social security coordination (Lot 2: Statistics and data collection)

Client: European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
Duration: December 2021 - November 2025 read more

Labour market trajectories of refugees and other migrants

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: January 2021 - June 2023 read more

Comparative Advantage in the Digital Era: New insights into trade in digital tasks and ICT capital

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: March 2021 - February 2023 read more