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The Wittgenstein Centre at the PAA Annual Meeting 2017

26 APR 2017

The Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA) provides a forum for demographers, sociologists, economists, public health professionals, and other individuals interested in research and education in the field of population. In 2017 the conference is taking place between 27-29 April in Chicago, USA. Researchers from the Wittgenstein Centre will present and discuss new research in presentations and poster sessions at this important event.
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New ERC Grant for Wolfgang Lutz

7 APR 2017

The project will develop new indicators for human wellbeing that can support a better understanding and planning for sustainable development.
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Roman Hoffmann receives Bank Austria Prize 2017

6 APR 2017

For his dissertation, The Impact and Utilization of Integrated Community Health Programs in Developing Countries: Evidence from the Philippines.
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Learn from the past, prepare for the future

5 APR 2017

Blog entry by Centre scientist Roman Hoffmann on "Impacts of education and experience on disaster preparedness in the Philippines and Thailand".
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Modelling and projecting sub-national population trends

3 APR 2017

From 7-11 April 2017 the Wittgenstein Center and the Asian Demographic Research Institute are organizing a workshops on modelling and projections.
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Who wants to live forever? The Secrets of Longevity

27 MAR 2017

How can science help to live better? The ERC = ScienceSquared campaign on the topic of 'longevity' is out now with a report about the HEMOX project.
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Health, demography and climate change

24 MAR 2017

This press talk on 31 March 2017 will present a new report about the research on the interconnection of health, demography and climate change in Austria, Europe and the global level relevant for Austria, that was coauthored by Raya Muttarak.
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Demography today: Are the 40s really the new 30s?

15 MAR 2017

Sergei Scherbov will give a lecture about new methods of measuring population aging on 21 March 2017 at the Spanish National Research Council in Madrid.
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Corresponding Research Areas: Population Ageing

Women get sicker but men die quicker disproved (HEMOX project - funded by ERC-FP7-262663)

6 MAR 2017

Centre researcher Marc Luy and his team have deconstructed the long accepted idea that women live longer than men in spite of experiencing worse health.
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Call for papers

6 MAR 2017

The Asian Population Association Scientific Group on the One-Belt-One-Road (OBOR) strategy will hold the first workshop “OBOR strategy and Its Implications for International Migration and Socio-ecological Changes” on Oct. 10-11, 2017 in Shanghai, China.
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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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