News & Opinions

wiiw sucht eine(n) Projektmanager/In (m/w/d) - 22 Jul 2024

Der oder die KandidatIn wird Forschungsprojekte, Projektanträge und Projektveranstaltungen koordinieren. read more

Deutsch-Lektorat auf Werkvertragsbasis gesucht - 22 Jul 2024

Wir suchen Freelance-Lektor/innen bzw. Korrekturleser/innen in Deutsch für unsere wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Texte. read more

wiiw launches research network on tobacco and other health-related taxes in Central and Eastern Europe - 16 Jul 2024

Taxes on harmful products improve health and reduce public costs. A new research network in seven CEE countries aims to better understand them – starting with tobacco – and to help drive policy change read more

Sanctions barely affecting Russia’s ability to wage war - 08 Jul 2024

A wide selection of figures can be found in a new online database on the impact of Western sanctions on the Russian economy read more

wiiw’s health tax initiative moves its tobacco research forward with a conference and internal workshop - 06 Jul 2024

Experts and CEE policy makers in public health and taxation gathered in Vienna to present the latest trends and results in health tax policy in the region read more

Ingrid Gazzari and Michael Landesmann receive Decoration of Honour in Silver awards from the City of Vienna - 05 Jul 2024

Former Executive Director and co-founder of wiiw Ingrid Gazzari, and long-term wiiw Scientific Director Michael Landesmann have received prestigious awards from Vienna’s city government read more

Summer Forecast: Growth in Eastern Europe gains momentum - 02 Jul 2024

Sharp rise in real wages and private consumption main drivers of growth; Ukraine suffering from power cuts; Russia to grow by 3.2% in 2024; threatened US sanctions against third countries to take effect read more

Recent Publications


Where are the Growth Potentials in CESEE? An Illustration of Sectors and Products Using the Product Space

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Monthly Report No. 7-8/2024

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Austria’s Economic Relations with the EU Eastern Partnership Countries and Russia

wiiw Policy Notes and Reports read more

Upcoming Events

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

Russia Monitor

Client: German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK)
Duration: January 2023 - June 2024 read more

Spend, transfer, or repay. What to do with all the money from the EU carbon border tax?

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: October 2022 - September 2024 read more

Industrial Diagnostic Study Rwanda 2020

Client: UNIDO
Duration: August 2020 - April 2021 read more

Towards a world integrated and Socio-economically balanced European economic development scenario (TWIN SEEDS)

Client: European Commission, Horizon Europe
Duration: October 2022 - September 2025 read more

The EU and Global Production Networks: The Length of Key Value Chains, Trends and Underlying Drivers

Client: Joint Research Centre (JRC)
Duration: January 2021 - June 2022 read more

Danube Region Monitor – People and Skills

Client: Austrian Agency for Education and Internationalisation (OeAD) and L&R Sozialforschung
Duration: April 2021 - November 2022 read more

Systematische Untersuchung der möglichen mittel- und langfristigen Auswirkungen von Covid-19 auf Personen- und Gütermobilität

Client: ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG/Austrian Railway
Duration: February 2021 - March 2022 read more

Monitoring and Assessing Labor Markets in the Western Balkans

Client: The World Bank
Duration: June 2022 - November 2024 read more