News Archive 2021

New Master's Programme 'Global Demography' at the University of Vienna starting in fall 2021

26 FEB 2021

The principal aim is to give students a strong scientific grounding in the analysis and forecasting of demographic developments across the globe.
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Covid reduces life expectancy but not years of life

16 FEB 2021

Interview with WIC Researcher Marc Luy in German
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An indirect method to monitor the fraction of people ever infected with COVID-19 published in PLOS ONE

1 FEB 2021

Tests for SARS-CoV-2 are considered an important requirement for containing the pandemic. But can they detect all infections?
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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 Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW), the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the University of Vienna.