IIASA COVID-19 research and resources
On this dedicated website we provide access to the latest news, research, and other resources produced by members of the IIASA community who are working to provide decision makers with the information they need to address the COVID-19 crisis.
IIASA news on COVID-19
The coronavirus pandemic poses an enormous challenge for the domestic and global economy. Despite the measures taken by the Austrian government, the consequences of the lockdown and partial suspension of global trade flows will be felt for a long time.
Finn Laurien and Reinhard Mechler share how systems resilience measurement can prepare communities facing multiple threats like Covid-19 and disaster and climate risks.
29 April 2020: Air travel and COVID-19: How effective are travel bans?
Tamás Krisztin discusses the air travel restrictions instituted by governments across the globe and how effective they really are in terms of curbing the spread of COVID-19.
Santosh Karanam describes his efforts to visualize people’s reactions to the easing of COVID-19 restrictions in real time as they are expressed on Twitter.
Visualizing regional socioeconomic indicators for Europe
*This data is frequently updated, developed, and improved.
- Predicting the number of COVID-19 cases from the reported number of deaths
- Assessing the potential impact of COVID-19 on life expectancy
30 November 2020: Demographic aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic and its consequences