Federalism and the COVID-19 crisis: COVID-19 crisis challenging Austria’s cooperative federalism

As the world copes with COVID-19, federations are no exception. In a new series, practitioners and experts from around the world will share perspectives on how federalism has shaped their country’s pandemic response. The authors will also examine possible future implications of the crisis on the governance system.

In our fifteenth paper, Peter Bußjäger,  lays out how the Austrian federal system comes to bear during crisis management in this pandemic.