News & Opinions

Recovery beating expectations - 20 Oct 2021

New Autumn Forecast: Eastern Europe to grow by 5.4% this year read more

Bulgaria goes to the polls for the third time in 2021 - 23 Sep 2021

Efforts to form a new government in Bulgaria failed. Whether a snap election in November will resolve the political stalemate remains unclear. read more

Escape from Afghanistan: The EU needs a new strategy - 14 Sep 2021

Europe must learn the lessons of the 2015 refugee crisis. Aid on the ground, a crisis response capacity and migration partnerships should form a new policy. read more

Corona reveals potential vulnerabilities in global supply chains - 28 Jul 2021

One third of Austria's and the EU's non-European imports are vulnerable to shocks. Especially for high-tech and medical goods Europe is dependent on ‘Factory Asia’, in particular China. read more

Recent Publications

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Recovery Beating Expectations

wiiw Forecast Reports read more

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To Grow or Not to Grow: Belarus and Lithuania

wiiw Research Reports read more

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Heterogeneous Effects of Non-tariff Measures on Cross-border Investments: Bilateral Firm-level Analysis

wiiw Working Papers read more

Upcoming Events

29  October 2021    1:50 pm CEST

In cooperation with University of Vienna, Vienna Graduate School of Economics (VGSE), Research Centre International Economics (FIW), European Research Council (ERC) 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

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03  November 2021    4:00 pm CET

In cooperation with Oesterreichische Nationalbank.

Sir Partha Dasgupta, Professor of Economics, University of Cambridge

Global Economy Lecture: Viewing the future from the population-consumption-environment nexus (Webinar)

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04  November 2021    3:00 pm CET

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Roman Hoffmann, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (Austria)

Climate Change and Internal Migration: Evidence from Global Census Data

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Projects in Focus

Comparative Advantage in the Digital Era: New insights into trade in digital tasks and ICT capital

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: March 2021 - February 2023 read more

Connectivity and interactions between global value chains and foreign direct investment networks

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: May 2020 - July 2021 read more

Industry 4.0, migration and the labour market adjustment: an intra-European perspective

Client: Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Duration: October 2021 - March 2024 read more

Towards a risk-adjusted trade policy

Client: Austrian Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs
Duration: November 2020 - July 2021 read more


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