European Institute for International Economic Relations


Europäisches Institut für Internationale Wirtschaftsbeziehungen (EIIW)




Europäisches Institut für Internationale Wirtschaftsbeziehungen
Rainer-Gruenter-Str. 21
D-42119 Wuppertal

Tel: +49-(0)202-439 1371
Fax: +49-(0)202-439 1377
Mobil: +49-(0)174-702 0924




The Institute's main analytical research fields are:

·                     The globalization of markets and multinational companies

·                     European integration and transatlantic economic relations

·                     Market economies as well as economies in transition

·                     Economic policy optimization, including the development of European-

                specific policy proposals

·                     International developments in labor markets, social security and health

                care systems

·                     Comparative analysis of the dynamics of innovation and


·                     Monetary economics, banking developments and capital market 


·                     Environmental economics, the analysis of energy markets and

                infrastructure networks

·                     Telecommunications and the information society


  • New publication by Prof. Welfens: Foreign Financial Deregulation under Flexible and Fixed Exchange Rates
    New insights on trilemma under flexible exchange rates in the presence of foreign banking...[more]
  • New publication by Prof. Welfens and Mr. Irawan
    The recent publication by Prof. Welfens and Mr. Irawan on the impact of product innovations can be...[more]
  • New EIIW News Sheet by Tony Irawan
    A new EIIW News Sheet on the ASEAN Economic Community is available HERE[more]
  • Video Coverage of the International Conference "Overcoming the Euro Crisis: Medium and Long Term Economic Perspectives"
    The video coverage of the international conference of the bdvb Research Institute in cooperation...[more]
  • Infographic on the EU
    Prof. Welfens would link to refer to the following infographic on the EU: Infographic[more]