Why especially young people are affected by the COVID-19 crisis

Why especially young people are affected by the COVID-19 crisis

12 MAY 2020

Economically seen, young adults are the most vulnerable group. (Interview with Bernhard Binder-Hammer in German)
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Corresponding Research Areas: Population Economics

The COVID-19 epidemic intensifies existing inequalities

The COVID-19 epidemic intensifies existing inequalities

12 MAY 2020

Population groups are hit to various degrees by the COVID-19 crisis. (Interview with Erich Striessnig in German)
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Corresponding Research Areas: Population, Environment and Sustainable Development

A new approach to measuring inequalities in development

A new approach to measuring inequalities in development

30 APR 2020

A new study by S. Scherbov and S. Gietel-Basten systematically explored the use of the Human Life Indicator as a means of measuring progress in development.
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ERC Proof of Concept grant for Sergei Scherbov

ERC Proof of Concept grant for Sergei Scherbov

28 APR 2020

This project will explore how to make pension policies more equitable and ensure new measures of population ageing are up-to-date.
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COVID-19 customized charts & data: New website to analyse the pandemic worldwide

COVID-19 customized charts & data: New website to analyse the pandemic worldwide

7 APR 2020

Compare the development of the COVID-19 pandemic across the world and create customized charts.
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WIC researchers demand data access

WIC researchers demand data access

6 APR 2020

Open letter by Austrian scientists to Health Minister Rudolf Anschober.
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Vacancy: Tenure-Track Professorship for the field of Demography and Human Capital Formation

Vacancy: Tenure-Track Professorship for the field of Demography and Human Capital Formation

3 FEB 2020

This position is to be filled at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Vienna. Deadline: 18 March 2020.
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Weighting for better health measures

Weighting for better health measures

29 JAN 2020

A new paper by Sonja Spitzer looks at biases in health expectancies due to educational differences in survey participation of older Europeans.
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Aging Demographic Data Sheet 2020

Aging Demographic Data Sheet 2020

27 JAN 2020

This Data Sheet comprehensively presents new measures of aging, developed at the Wittgenstein Centre, for all countries in the world and world regions
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A new Horizon2020 grant quantifies migration scenarios for better policy

A new Horizon2020 grant quantifies migration scenarios for better policy

13 JAN 2020

WIC researchers partner in a new European Union funded project that will have a focus on future migration in Europe.
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