Michaela Potancokova is a Research Scholar at the VID and IIASA's World Population (POP) Program. Her current research focuses on differential fertility by religion and education, and changes in education and religion around the world, including inequality and gender gap in education. She collaborates with the Pew Research Centre's Forum on Religion & Public Life in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Potancokova has earned her PhD from the Charles University in Prague in 2009. During the doctoral studied she took part in the 2004/2005 Winter Semester Program at the International Max Planck Research School for Demography in Rostock, Germany and received an RTN stipend at the Population Research Centre at the University of Groningen in 2005.
Prior to joining the VID and IIASA, Michaela worked as demographer in the Demographic Research Centre in Bratislava, Slovakia, where she worked as research scholar until February 2011. Her prior work focused on family formation, fertility developments and reproductive health in Slovakia, as well as the application of qualitative research methods in demography.
Areas of Expertise
- Demography of Religion
- Inequality & Gender Gap in Education
- Data Harmonisation
- Analysis of Differential Fertility by Religion & Education
Download CV as PDF
Affiliation: VID/ÖAW E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org