News Archive 2018

Immediate versus delayed detection of Takotsubo syndrome after epileptic seizures

12 DEC 2018

A team, incl. M. Sauerberg, investigates whether patients with immediate and delayed detection of seizure-induced Takotsubo syndrome differ.
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Corresponding Research Areas: Health and Longevity

2018 WU City of Vienna Best Paper Award for Jesus Crespo Cuaresma

12 DEC 2018

Economic Development and Forest Cover: Evidence from Satellite Data.
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Corresponding Research Areas: Population, Environment and Sustainable Development

2018 WU City of Vienna Best Paper Award for Wolfgang Lutz

12 DEC 2018

"Global Sustainable Development priorities 500 y after Luther: Sola schola et sanitate."
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Corresponding Research Areas: Population, Environment and Sustainable Development

Disability among India’s elderly much higher than census estimates

7 DEC 2018

In this new paper Nandita Saikia studies chronic morbidity and reported disability among older persons from the India Human Development Survey.
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Dementia, cognition, and healthy and productive aging

30 NOV 2018

Sergei Scherbov was invited to give a presentation at the Annual Association of Pacific Rim Universities Research Conference on Population Aging, 7-8 Dec 2018.
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Walking on a tightrope: The rapid increase in late motherhood

29 NOV 2018

Eva Beaujouan and Tomas Sobotka investigate the consequences of childbearing postponement.
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Corresponding Research Areas: Family and Fertility

VYB 2018 - Online first!

29 NOV 2018

The Vienna Yearbook of Population Research 2018 has been published online first!
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Policy and programme implementation challenges in Pakistan

27 NOV 2018

Anne Goujon was invited by UNFPA to present at the Annual Population Research Conference of the Population Association of Pakistan, 29 Nov-1 Dec 2018.
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New macroeconomic simulation study in PLOS ONE

20 NOV 2018

A team, incl. M. Kuhn, assesses that the total economic burden of non-communicable diseases in the US from 2015 to 2050 averages at 10.8% of GDP.
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Measuring population ageing: Bridging research and policy

12 NOV 2018

IIASA, together with the United Nations Population Division and Chulalongkorn University is organizing an international expert meeting with a focus on measuring population ageing, 25-26 Feb 2019.
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