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The global macroeconomic burden of road injuries amounts to US$1·8 trillion in 2015–30

20 SEP 2019

In a new paper published in The Lancet, M. Kuhn, K. Prettner and colleagues present the sizeable costs and show that they are distributed unequally.
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The future is now: Science for achieving sustainable development

11 SEP 2019

The United Nations launched a Global Sustainable Development Report that is based on the work of 15 independent scientists, among them Wolfgang Lutz.
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Addressing causes of mortality in Zambia

23 AUG 2019

A new paper published in Tropical medicine and International Health, Nandita Saikia and colleagues look at adult mortality in sub-Saharan Africa based on a cross-sectional study of causes of death in Zambia.
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US Aging Data Dheet

22 AUG 2019

The first US Aging Data Sheet comprehensively presents traditional and new measures of aging, for all US states.
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Examining the link between caste and under-five mortality in India

20 AUG 2019

In a new paper published in PLOS ONE, Jayanta Bora, Wolfgang Lutz and colleagues discuss the persistent influence of caste on under-five mortality:
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Understanding life expectancy

9 AUG 2019

In this article Marc Luy et al. demonstrate the sensitivity of life expectancy to sudden changes and call for caution against making premature conclusions.
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Corresponding Research Areas: Health and Longevity

POPNET Nr. 50 out now!

26 JUL 2019

Read about our current research, latest publications, and information on forthcoming meetings and conferences.
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Wolfgang Lutz elected member of the Academia Europaea

16 JUL 2019

Lutz was successful in the competitive membership election process of the pan-European Academy of Humanities, Letters, Law, and Sciences.
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Join us!

15 JUL 2019

Our Human Capital Data Lab is looking for a Post Doc, application deadline: 23 Aug 2019.
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Demographic analysis with applications to aging and health

18 JUN 2019

Sergei Scherbov is leading a workshop for junior scientists and professionals at Chulalongkorn University, 4-22 Nov 2019. Application deadline: 2 Aug.
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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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