News & Opinions

Patents as green technology barometers: trends and disparities - 27 Nov 2023

Energy and transportation lead with 36% and 34% of global green patents. Advanced economies drive innovation, leaving developing nations far behind. This gap worsens climate risks and inequalities read more

Study: Ukraine’s EU accession is feasible - 15 Nov 2023

Ukraine is no outlier; an economic catch-up process like in the EU-CEE countries is possible; IT and agriculture with potential; demographics, corruption and the weak rule of law are problematic read more

wiiw is hiring an Economist interested in regional and spatial analysis - 15 Nov 2023

The candidate should have an MA in economics and/or spatial planning and good quantitative and econometric skills read more

Recent Publications


Monthly Report No. 11/2023 - FDI in Central, East and Southeast Europe

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State Aid, R&D, and the Digital Content of Trade

wiiw Working Papers read more


Migration Drivers in Carbon-intensive Regions in the EU

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Upcoming Events

12  December 2023    4:00 pm CET

with Maciej J. Grodzicki (Jagiellonian University)

Dependency at a crossroads: Poland’s political economy since 2008 and in the context of the recent election 

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11  January 2024    9:00 am CET

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW) and European University Institute (EUI).

Judith Kohlenberger (WU) und Michael Landesmann (wiiw)

Migration, Flüchtlingsintegration und Außenwirtschaft

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Projects in Focus

Key economic indicators

Client: Federation of Austrian Industries
Duration: March 2012 - December 2022 read more

Production and analysis of the Skills Forecast

Client: European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP)
Duration: July 2020 - July 2024 read more

Makroökonomische Effekte von Geldpolitik

Client: Dezernat Zukunft
Duration: October 2022 - September 2024 read more

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