News & Opinions

Study: Ukraine’s economy has great potential - 12 Jun 2024

Six sectors could help Ukraine to succeed economically after the end of the war: renewable energy, rare raw materials, metal processing, mechanical engineering, the food industry, and IT read more

20 years after the EU’s Eastern enlargement: charting a path for sustained economic success - 11 Jun 2024

With the right industrial policies, the EU members in CEE can become a more strategic player in EU value chains, increase their resilience and close the remaining gaps with Western Europe read more

Spring Forecast: Eastern Europe recovery remains on track - 24 Apr 2024

Private consumption main driver of growth; geopolitical risks weigh; Ukrainian recovery in jeopardy; Russia's war economy at its limits, secondary sanctions could hurt read more

Recent Publications


A Stronger CEE for a Stronger Europe

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Shifting Patterns of Migration in Europe: New Source Countries, Old Challenges

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On Within-couple Time Allocation: Gendered Disparities in Paid Work and Housework in Europe

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Upcoming Events

05  July 2024    9:00 am CEST

In cooperation with University of Vienna, Research Centre International Economics (FIW), Economic and Social Research Council (UKRI) and Heinrich Graf Hardegg'sche Stiftung.

Leading researchers in International Economics cover state-of-the-art research in a two days workshop

Workshop on International Economic Networks (WIEN)

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01  October 2024    2:00 pm CEST

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

Join Katarzyna Śledziewska and Renata Włoch as they reveal new insights into determinants of fear of automation in six European countries.

Who’s afraid of automation? Examining determinants of fear of automation in six European countries

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02  October 2024    4:00 pm CEST

In cooperation with Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) .

Rethinking Ricardo: Environmental Comparative Advantage and the Environmental Gains from Trade

Global Economy Lecture 2024

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Projects in Focus

Political economy of public debt, growth and interest rates in the context of the Corona crisis

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: October 2021 - September 2023 read more

Assessment of the implementation of CEFTA CRM measures and recommendations for actions beyond 2024

Client: Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA)
Duration: May 2024 - December 2024 read more

EU interconnectivity with its neighbouring regions

Client: Bertelsmann Stiftung
Duration: November 2021 - February 2023 read more