News – 27.09.2022

Weekly WIFO Economic Index

WWWI: Calendar Weeks 35 to 37

Year-on-year economic growth based on the weekly GDP indicator (WWWI) is estimated at +1.7 percent in the first half of September 2022 (calendar weeks 35 to 37, 29 August to 18 September), 0.3 percentage points higher than in August (calendar weeks 31 to 34).
News – 07.09.2022

WIFO Short Assessment on the Electricity Price Brake

Statement on the Reported Model of the Federal Government

The Austrian federal government has announced to present on 7 September 2022, a model for an electricity price brake based on the model of a subsidised basic electricity quota at a fixed price developed by WIFO.
News – 09.09.2022

Strong Upswing in the First Half of 2022

WIFO Business Cycle Report September 2022

According to Statistics Austria, Austria's economy grew by 1.5 percent in the second quarter of 2022 compared to the previous quarter, after GDP had already increased strongly in the first quarter. Growth impulses came primarily from favourable export dynamics, which in turn stimulated industrial production. However, leading indicators point to a slowdown in economic activity in the second half of the year.



Call for Papers: 15th FIW-Research Conference

Submissions in the research field "International Economics" until October 21, 2022

High Uncertainty Dampens Economy

WIFO-Konjunkturtest (Business Cycle Survey) of September 2022