Think tank

Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies

WIIW

Vienna, Austria

WIIW aims to undertake independent research on the economies of Central and Eastern European countries (CEECs), including the FSU. Since 1990, WIIW's mandate has grown to include the academic analysis of transformation in CEECs (transformation theory and alternative ways of transformation), overall European integration (EU enlargement, East Europe-South Europe comparisons), growth forecasts, the "catching-up" process; and the political economy of conflict areas (former Yugoslavia, the Balkans). An additional area of study is that of Asian transformation countries (in particular, China), identifying lessons from the Asian experience that can inform the catching-up process in Central Europe and Eastern Europe.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.wiiw.ac.at

Address:
Rahlgasse 3, A-1060 Vienna, Austria

Country:
Austria

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Central, East and Southeast Europe
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1973
Age (years)
Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies
 49
Austria average
 35
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Kazimierz Łaski, Friedrich Levcik
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Dr. Hannes Swoboda
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Dr. Hannes Swoboda
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Dr. Hannes Swoboda
Leader gender: Male
% Female staff
2019
Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies
 43%
Austria average
 46%
Global average
 43%
% Female researchers
2019
Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies
 0%
Austria average
 40%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2019
Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies
 40
Austria average
 28
Global average
 28
Financials
2020
Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies
 $4,470,638
Austria average
 $13,459,319
Global average
 $213,389,167
2019
Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies
 $4,638,515
2016
Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies
 $4,242,546

Social

Likes (2021)
Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies
 1,830
Austria average
 12,993
Global average
 31,361
Likes (2019)
Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies
 1,500
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies
 3
Austria average
 6,074
Global average
 18,412
Followers (2019)
Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies
 2,500
Subscribers (2021)
Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies
 1,180
Austria average
 1,497
Global average
 5,246
Subscribers (2019)
Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies
 1,000
Followers (2019)
Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies
 2,300
Austria average
 4,137
Global average
 6,394

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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