The Causes and Consequences of Depopulation


From 29 November - 1 December 2021 the Centre is organizing the Wittgenstein Centre Online Conference 2021 with a focus on depopulation. 

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COVID-19 related research

Researchers at the Wittgenstein Centre address the COVID-19 pandemic and its consequences from various scientific perspectives. Find out more about our latest research at the WIC.

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POPNET Newsletter


POPNET is the Centre's Population Network Newsletter for an extensive network of researchers and institutes working in the field of population and sustainable development.

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Human Capital Data Explorer 2.0.

Explore, select and download data on past reconstructions and future projections of the global population by age, sex and education.

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Wittgenstein Centre Colloquium

The WIC Colloquium is a regular event organized by the Centre where prestigious demographers and researchers from adjacent fields present their work. Don't miss a talk and register now!

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The Wittgenstein Centre aspires to be a world leader in the advancement of demographic methods and their application to the analysis of human capital and population dynamics. In assessing the effects of these forces on long-term human well-being, we combine scientific excellence in a multidisciplinary context with relevance to a global audience. It is a collaboration among the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW), the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the University of Vienna.