News & Opinions

Hungary 1989-2019: “Change was unavoidable, but was done perhaps too quickly and radically” - 14 Nov 2019

As part of our ‘looking back, looking forward’ series to mark 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, Sandor Richter talked to Veronika Janyrova about Hungary. read more

Eastern Europe has come a long way in 30 years, but faces some serious challenges in a changing world - 07 Nov 2019

To mark the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, wiiw has produced a special report looking at the past, present and future of Central, East and Southeast Europe. read more

Eastern Europe braced for fallout from global slowdown - 06 Nov 2019

The new economic growth forecasts for 23 economies in Central, East and Southeast Europe (CESEE) up to 2021 has just been published (article contains a video). read more

Recent Publications

Looking Back, Looking Forward: Central and Eastern Europe 30 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall

wiiw Essays and Occasional Papers read more


Braced for Fallout from Global Slowdown

wiiw Forecast Reports read more


Financial Cycles in Europe: Dynamics, Synchronicity and Implications for Business Cycles and Macroeconomic Imbalances

wiiw Working Papers read more

Upcoming Events

21  November 2019    11:30 am

In cooperation with Oesterreichische Nationalbank.

Panel discussion

A “European Silk Road”: How can Europe tap the full potential of its home market?

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28  November 2019    3:00 pm

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Bernhard Dachs, Austrian Institute of Technology

Bringing it all back home? Backshoring of manufacturing activities and the adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies

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02  December 2019    3:00 pm

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Dimitrios Exadaktylos, IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca

Talents from Abroad. Foreign Managers and Productivity in the United Kingdom

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Projects in Focus

SEE Jobs Gateway

Client: The World Bank
Duration: July 2016 - March 2020 read more

Innovative modeling of non-tariff measures in trade

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: September 2018 - February 2020 read more

FWC Impact Assessments - Analysis of the SME's Participation in Public Procurement and the Measures to support it"

Client: European Commission, DG Growth
Duration: July 2018 - July 2021 read more