News & Opinions

Trade: A Matter of Standards

Non-tariff measures are the hot topics in trade negotiations such as CETA and TTIP. The FIW Workshop on Friday, 21 October sheds light on why they matter so much today. read more

Why Europe needs more public investment

wiiw Economist Philipp Heimberger assesses Europe’s fiscal policies and calls for a coordinated push for public investments, in which the surplus countries should lead the way read more

Recent Publications


Did Fiscal Consolidation Cause the Double-Dip Recession in the Euro Area?

wiiw Working Papers read more


Monthly Report No. 10/2016

wiiw Monthly Reports read more


Monthly Report No. 9/2016

wiiw Monthly Reports read more

Upcoming Events

24  October 2016    4:00 pm

Martin Kahanec, CEU Budapest, IZA Bonn, CELSI Bratislava

The Free Movement of Workers in an Enlarged European Union: Institutional Underpinnings of Economic Adjustment

FIW-wiiw Seminars in International Economics

10  November 2016    10:00 am

Presentation of wiiw's latest growth forecast for 22 countries of Central, East and Southeast Europe

wiiw Autumn Forecast 2016

wiiw Press Conferences

24  November 2016    4:30 pm

The EMU Forum 2016 brings together academics, experts and policy makers to debate about the political economy of the euro area.

EMU Forum 2016 – Completing Economic and Monetary Union

other events

Projects in Focus

Tradability of Output and the Current Account in Europe

Client: Jubilee Fund of the Austrian Central Bank
Duration: July 2015 - December 2016 read more

Establishment of consolidated financial data 1989-2013

Client: European Commission, DG Regional Policy
Duration: December 2015 - September 2016 read more