Policy Briefs

IHS Policy Briefs are aimed at a broad target audience. They result from current research activities at the Institute and provide practice-oriented recommendations for political decision-makers, but also offer comprehensible background information for the media and the interested public.

Policy Briefs also highlight the broad interdisciplinary research at the IHS. They deal, for instance, with the social and economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Austrian tax system, the regulation of urban transport or the challenges facing education policy - to name but a few.

Recent Policy Briefs

In an IHS Policy Brief, Monika Riedel outlines an expansion of long-term care capacities as a possible contribution to a coping strategy for the current economic and health crisis. She argues that in…

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A new IHS Policy Brief deals with the role, behavioral sciences can have in mitigating the consequences of a pandemic.

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Researchers, Innovation Policy Makers and Practitioners co-created policy recommendations on the reconfiguration of research and innovation constellations.

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In her IHS Policy Brief, Karin Schönpflug compares the socio-economic data of different countries' responses to COVID-19.

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List of Policy Briefs

All Policy Briefs at IHS are licenced under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 and can be read and downloaded at the Institutional Repository.