Mengni Chen is a researcher at the Research Institute for Human Capital and Development, Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU). Before joining the Wittgenstein Centre, she was studying her PhD in Social Science, The University of Hong Kong. Currently, she is working on low fertility and pronatalist policies in East Asia. And also, she is doing research on family formation in East Asia, including marriage, cohabitation, divorce and transnational marriages. Recently, she is also involved in the project of “Demographic transition and development in Belt and Road Countries”, in collaboration with the University of Hong Kong.

Areas of Expertise

  • Low fertility and Population Policies in East Asia
  • Marriage and Divorce in East Asia
  • Stochastical Modelling

Research Areas

Curriculum Vitae

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Affiliation: WU
E-Mail: mengni.chen@wu.ac.at
Phone: +43 1 31336 4348

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).

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