Anna-Theresa Renner joined the Vienna Institute of Demography in January 2020. She holds a doctoral degree in health economics from the Vienna University of Economics and Business where she is employed as a research and teaching assistant. Before that, she worked at the Austrian Public Health Institute (Gesundheit Österreich GmbH) for four years. Her main tasks were to conduct policy relevant research for the Austrian Ministry of Health and other national public stakeholders. She also led research projects on the European level funded by the European Commission. Anna-Theresa’s current research focusses on the economics of the health, in particular on the (spatial) accessibility and utilization of healthcare services. In her dissertation she investigated different dimensions of accessibility of a healthcare system such as waiting times, primary care availability and inter-regional patient mobility. At VID she is part of the CHAP project that investigates the impact of climate change on healthcare utilization and population health in the metropolitan area of Vienna.

Areas of Expertise

  • Health Economics
  • Spatial economics and regional science
  • Healthcare system analysis

Research Areas

Curriculum Vitae

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Affiliation: VID/ÖAW
E-Mail: anna.renner(at)oeaw.ac.at
Phone: +43 1 51581 - 7750

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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