IIASA documents the results of its research either in its own publications or in other people’s (ranging from peer-reviewed journals to commercial books). All the Institute’s own publications are available free of charge online.

IIASA Magazine Options

Options Magazine presents IIASA and its latest research for a non-specialist audience. It is published twice a year and sent to over 6,500 policymakers, diplomats and scientists. Read the latest articles online or download previous issues as a PDF.

Annual Reports

The Annual Report presents the highlights of IIASA’s research and capacity building activities, followed by an overview of its scientific publications, research program, and finances. All issues are available online or as a PDF.

Scientific Update

Through the yearly scientific update, IIASA scientists and research programs provide IIASA's governing body, the Council, with a wide ranging and detailed account of their scientific activities over the previous 12 months. Due to IIASA's interactive nature of work, the Scientific Update is presented as an online interactive document.

Policy Briefs

IIASA Policy Briefs present the Institute's latest research in a concise format. It is aimed at government policymakers and others who are interested in formulating or influencing policy. IIASA Policy Briefs can be downloaded as a PDF.

Journal Articles, Books, Interim Reports

The results of IIASA's research are chiefly documented in peer-reviewed journals, commercially published books, and IIASA interim reports. The Institute records all publications written by IIASA researchers since 1973 in its publications catalog.

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