Bernhard Rengs joined the Vienna Institute of Demography in 2014. He has an interdisciplinary background in computer sciences and economics and received his degrees at the Vienna University of Technology, Austria. From 2003-2014 he was Assistant Professor at the Institute for Mathematical Methods in Economics of the Vienna University of Technology, Austria. His past research focused on Computational Social Simulation, Computational Economics, Evolutionary Economics and Information Visualization. His current research mainly focuses on the application of computational agent based modelling in demography, population economics and socio-economics as well as forced migration studies.

Areas of Expertise

  • Agent-based Computational Social Simulation
  • Agent-based Computational Economics
  • Forced Migration
  • Information Visualisation

Research Areas

Curriculum Vitae

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Affiliation: IIASA, VID/ÖAW
E-Mail: bernhard.rengs(at)oeaw.ac.at
Phone: +43 1 31 336 7732 (ÖAW)

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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