News Archive 2020

Vacancy: Tenure-Track Professorship for the field of Demography and Human Capital Formation

3 FEB 2020

This position is to be filled at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Vienna. Deadline: 18 March 2020.

Weighting for better health measures

29 JAN 2020

A new paper by Sonja Spitzer looks at biases in health expectancies due to educational differences in survey participation of older Europeans.

Aging Demographic Data Sheet 2020

27 JAN 2020

This Data Sheet comprehensively presents new measures of aging, developed at the Wittgenstein Centre, for all countries in the world and world regions

A new Horizon2020 grant quantifies migration scenarios for better policy

13 JAN 2020

WIC researchers partner in a new European Union funded project that will have a focus on future migration in Europe.

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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 Department of Demography of the University of Vienna, the World Population Program of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the Vienna Institute of Demography of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (VID/ÖAW).

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