News – 13.11.2019

The Pricing of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Policy Brief with Questions and Facts by Angela Köppl, Stefan Schleicher and Margit Schratzenstaller

In this Policy Brief by the WIFO economists Angela Köppl, Stefan Schleicher and Margit Schratzenstaller a supporting argumentation for the pricing of greenhouse gas emissions as instrument for climate policy is presented.
News – 05.11.2019

Economic Growth Remains Low but Stable

Medium-term Forecast of the Austrian Economy Until 2024

The global economy has been gradually weakening since the first half of 2018. It is predicted that growth will remain sluggish in the coming years. The Austrian economy is expected to grow by +1.4 percent per year on average in the forecast period 2020-2024 (2015-2019 +1.9 percent p.a.), slightly (+0.1 percentage point) stronger than the euro area average.

WIFO-Monatsberichte, no 10/2019

With articles from Josef Baumgartner, Julia Bock-Schappelwein, Stefan Ederer, Werner Hölzl, Serguei Kaniovski, Michael Klien, Thomas Leoni, Stefan Schiman and Franz Sinabell.
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News – 04.10.2019

Cyclical Activity Slackening, But No Recession

Economic Outlook for 2019 and 2020

Economic growth in Austria is gradually decelerating to a moderate pace over the forecast period. The lack of dynamism in the global economy dampens exports and manufacturing output. Yet, favourable financing conditions, fiscal stimulus and resilient private consumption provide support to economic activity. GDP is expected to grow by 1.7 percent in 2019 and 1.4 percent in 2020.

WIFO bundles research on the subject of "competitiveness"

WIFO's long-standing research tradition in the field of competitiveness is bundled on this new Thematic Platform. It pursues three objectives: firstly, the theoretical foundation and justification of measurement concepts and possible economic policy interrelationships and interventions; secondly, the processing of comprehensive, systematic and thus clear indicator systems on the results and determinants of competitiveness as an information basis for economic policy; and thirdly, the development of expertise in selected policy areas of competitiveness.
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Event – 5.-6.12.2019

12th FIW Research Conference "International Economics" – Call for Papers

The Research Centre International Economics – FIW announces its 12th Research Conference "International Economics" and invites the submission of (full) working papers to be presented at the conference. The main objective of the conference is to provide a platform for economists working in the field of "International Economics" to present recent research. Papers from PhD students, young faculty mem...



"A Guide for the Generation Climate Change"

30th Anniversary of the Ecosocial Forum

Prospects for a Bioeconomic Strategy

Lecture by WIFO Economist Franz Sinabell in Murten, Switzerland

Ambiguous Economic Prospects

Business Cycle Report November 2019