News & Opinions

Assessing the European Commission’s proposal for reforming the EU’s fiscal rules - 06 Dec 2022

Statement by Philipp Heimberger at a hearing in the European Parliament read more

Foreign direct investment strengthens Central and Eastern Europe's economies - 30 Nov 2022

FDI has stimulated economic growth in CESEE over the past 30 years, helping convergence with Western Europe. German and Austrian FDI have had a particularly positive impact 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

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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13  December 2022    6:00 pm CET

In cooperation with Austro-French Centre for Rapprochement in Europe (ÖFZ) and Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB).

Discussion on the subject of: Rebuilding Ukraine after the War?

Rebuilding Ukraine after the War? | 13 December 2022, 18:00 (CET)

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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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31  January 2023    3:00 pm CET

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Joschka Wanner, University of Potsdam

Brothers in Arms: The Value of Coalitions in Sanctions Regimes

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Projects in Focus

The Effect of Digitisation on Work in Europe

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: April 2020 - March 2022 read more

Automotive sector in Europe, particularly in CESEE

Client: Oesterreichische Nationalbank/Austrian Ministry of Finance
Duration: April 2021 - October 2021 read more