Dr. Paola Di Giulio joined the Vienna Institute of Demography as a research scientist in October 2008. Her current research interests include socio-economic and gender differences in disability, ageing, health and mortality, with a specific focus on comparative analysis and the study of populations with specific characteristics.

Dr. Di Giulio graduated in statistics at the University of Rome La Sapienza and she completed her doctoral degree in demography at the same university in 2004. In 2014 she got the Italian national scientific qualification (Abilitazione scientifica nazionale). She was employed in the University of Rome La Sapienza and in the Max-Planck-Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany.

Areas of Expertise

  • Differentials in health and mortality
  • Disability, health and family care
  • Comparative studies on gender roles and demographic phenomena

Research Areas

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Affiliation: VID/ÖAW
E-Mail: paola.digiulio(at)oeaw.ac.at
Phone: +43 1 31336 7739

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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