Natalie Nitsche joined the VID in August 2014 as a postdoctoral researcher. Her research interests include childbearing behavior, family dynamics, and gender. Currently, she is working on a project that investigates how relative resources in couples are related to union stability and first and second births across Europe. This project is funded by the European Commission with a Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship.
Natalie Nitsche received her PhD in Sociology from Yale University in May 2014, and her M.A. from the Free University Berlin in 2006.

Areas of Expertise

  • Fertility
  • Family Dynamics
  • Work & Family
  • Gender
  • Social Inequality

Research Areas

Curriculum Vitae

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Affiliation: VID/ÖAW
E-Mail: Natalie.Nitsche@oeaw.ac.at
Phone: +431313367743

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