Afua Durowaa-Boateng


E-Mail: afua.durowaa-boateng(at)


Afua Durowaa-Boateng joined VID in August 2020 as a member of the Bayes Edu team with the Human Capital Data Lab. Her expertise involves estimation vital rates with focus on educational attainment for population reconstruction. She will join the PhD in Demography programme with University of Vienna. She aspires to contribute to the works of factors that affect mortality. Afua Durowaa-Boateng has a Master’s of Science degree in Actuarial and Financial Engineering from University of Tartu, Estonia and a Bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana.

Areas of Expertise

  • Mortality
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Statistical Modelling

Research Areas

Curriculum Vitae

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Affiliation: VID/ÖAW
E-Mail: afua.durowaa-boateng(at)
Phone: +43 1 51581 - 7736

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).

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