Centre scientist Marc Luy on "Healthy life expectancy" in a STANDARD Interview

23 JUN 2017

This interview was published in der STANDARD on 9 June and is available in German.

An end to population aging in USA, Germany, China

22 JUN 2017

Population aging could peak by 2040 in Germany and by 2070 in China, according to a new study published in the journal PLOS ONE.

VID Colloquium - 27th June 11am

20 JUN 2017

Daniela Grunow (Goethe-University Frankfurt/Main) will present her research on norms and gender divisions of work during the transition to parenthood.

Education and health are priorities in sustainable development

20 JUN 2017

Wolfgang Lutz published his Inaugural Article in PNAS.

VID Colloquium - 20th June 10am and 11:05am

19 JUN 2017

G Giuliani is going to present her research regarding hypergamy. M Hosseini-Chavoshi and M J Abbasi-Shavazi will talk about fertility transition in Iran.

Microsimulation, agent based modelling and computational methods

14 JUN 2017

Wittgenstein Centre researchers will discuss immigration, diversity, human capital and the future labor force of developed countries.

AGENTA Final Conference - CALL FOR PAPERS: Economic Consequences of Population Ageing and Intergenerational Equity

12 JUN 2017

Researchers, stakeholders and policy-makers discuss the challenges and develop strategies for adapting intergenerational transfer systems to demographic changes.

Call for applications: Hands-on workshop on demographic analysis with application to aging society

7 JUN 2017

From 20 Nov - 1 Dec, Sergei Scherbov will lead a workshop at Chulalongkorn University. Application deadline: 15 July 2017.

East meets west: Innovation and discovery

1 JUN 2017

Sergei Scherbov will present latest research on aging at the Third Asian Conference on Aging & Gerontology.

Wittgenstein Centre contributes a workshop to Regional Academy on the United Nations (RAUN)

19 MAY 2017

The Centre contributed the workshop “Women and Forced Migration: From displacement to integration” to RAUN 2017 at Comenius University in Bratislava.


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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. It is a collaboration among the World Population Program of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), the Vienna Institute of Demography of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (VID/ÖAW) and the Demography Group and the Research Institute on Human Capital and Development of the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU).

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