Projects

Ageing Europe: An Application of National Transfer Accounts (NTA) for Explaining and Projecting Trends in Public Finances

Project Leader: Alexia Fürnkranz-Prskawetz

The AGENTA project aims at explaining the past and forecasting the future of taxes and public transfers and services in the light of demographic change in the European Union.

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Acronym: AGENTA
Funding Body: EC (FP7)
Project Number: SSH.2013.1.3-1-613247
Time Frame: 01.01.2014-31.12.2017

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Ageing Trajectories of Health: Longitudinal Opportunities and Synergies

Project Leader: Sergei Scherbov

This project aims to achieve a better understanding of ageing by identifying patterns of healthy ageing pathways or trajectories and their determinants, the critical points in time when changes in trajectories are produced, and to propose timely clinical and public health interventions. More

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Acronym: ATHLOS
Funding Body: EU (Horizon 2020)
Project Number: 635316
Time Frame: 01.05.2015-30.04.2020

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Changing Families and Sustainable Societies: Policy Contexts and Diversity over the Life Course and Across Generations

Project Leader: Dimiter Philipov

The main objectives of this project are to investigate the diversity of family forms, relationships and life courses in Europe, to assess the compatibility of existing policies with these changes and to contribute to evidence-based policy-making.

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Acronym: FamiliesAndSocieties
Funding Body: EC (FP7)
Project Number: FP7 SSH 2012-1- 320116
Time Frame: 1.2.2013 - 31.1.2017

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Combining Traditional and Emerging Big Data Sources to Model Population Movement Patters

Project Leader: Guy Abel

The overall aim of this project is to provide both insights into the diferences between traditional data and big data on movement patterns and confine avaialable data to provide synthetic estimates of the time flows with uncertainty.

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Acronym: BIGMIG
Funding Body: Jubiläumsfonds der ÖAW
Time Frame: 01.01.2015-31.12.2017

Combining Traditional and Emerging Big Data Sources to Model Population Movement Patters

Fertility, Reproduction and Population Change in 21st Century Europe

Project Leader: Tomas Sobotka

Combining detailed databases, especially the expanding Human Fertility Database, with surveys and theoretical perspectives, this project studiesa key issues related to fertility and reproduction in 21st century Europe and their implications.

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Acronym: EURREP
Funding Body: ERC
Project Number: ERC-2011-StG-284238
Time Frame: 01.02.2012-31.01.2017

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IIASA-JRC Centre of Expertise on Migration and Demography

Project Leader: Wolfgang Lutz

The Centre of Expertise on Population and Migration is a new research partnership between IIASA's World Population Program and the European Commission's Joint Research Centre that provides science-based knowledge on migration and demography to support EU policy.

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Funding Body: European Commission/IIASA
Time Frame: 20.06.2016 - 19.06.2019

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Medical Progress, Health Expenditure and Population Ageing

Project Leader: Michael Kuhn

This project develops, solves and numerically implements an intertemporal general equilibrium model with overlapping generations subject to endogenous mortality, the latter depending on individual health care and medical technology.

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Acronym: MEDPRO
Funding Body: FWF
Project Number: P 26184-G11
Time Frame: 01.03.2014-28.02.2017

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Reassessing Aging from a Population Perspective

Project Leader: Sergei Scherbov

The Reassessing Aging from a Population Perspective (Re-Aging) project will develop new approaches to the study of age and aging that are appropriate for 21st century conditions. (Photo: ©Vladimirs Prusakovs | Dreamstime.com)

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Acronym: Re-Aging
Funding Body: ERC
Project Number: 323947
Time Frame: 01.04.2013 - 31.03.2018

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Running Against the Clock? Realising Family Plans Over the Life-course

Project Leader: Isabella Buber-Ennser

Countries in Europe and around the world have witnessed a major family transformation in the past decades. The main research aim of the project is to investigate the influence of life course circumstances on the realisation of individuals' fertility plans.

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Acronym: RAC
Funding Body: FWF
Project Number: FWF P28071-G22
Time Frame: 01.01.2016-31.12.2017

Running Against the Clock? Realising Family Plans Over the Life-course

Sustainable European Welfare Societies: Assessing Linkages Between Social and Environmental Policy

Project Leader: Raya Muttarak

The project’s primary objective is to generate new knowledge about how researchers and policymakers may tackle issues of social welfare and environmental sustainability in coordinated and mutually supportive ways across policy fields.

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Funding Body: Research Council of Norway
Project Number: 236930/H20
Time Frame: 01.10.2014-30.09.2017

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Wittgenstein Preis

Project Leader: Wolfgang Lutz

The Wittgenstein Prize was used to found the "Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital". This Centre is at the interface between demography and economics.

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Funding Body: FWF - Der Wissenschaftsfond
Project Number: Z171-G11
Time Frame: 2011-2017

Wittgenstein Preis

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