Reconstructing Educational Attainment of Populations in the 20th Century

30 OCT 2017

The EDU20C project reconstructs the changes in the educational composition of populations by age and sex during the 20th century for a large number of countries, using the methodology of back-projections. The reconstructed data is now available and can be accessed at: http://www.edu20c.org

Corresponding Research Areas: Human Capital Data Lab

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).

Wittgenstein Centre Partner: WU Wittgenstein Centre Partner: OEAW Wittgenstein Centre Partner: IIASA