Bernhard Riederer received a doctorate in social and economic sciences, a master’s degree in sociology, and a bachelor’s degree in economics at the University of Graz, Austria. He completed his PhD with a dissertation on the effects of children upon parental well-being. His major interests cover family research and quality of life research (including social inequality).
In the past, he was tutor at the Institute of European Law, research associate at the Institute of Psychology, and lecturer at the Institute of Sociology of the University of Graz. In recent years, he was research associate at the Institute of Sociology of the University of Vienna and lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences of the bfi in Vienna.
In August 2014, he joined the Vienna Institute of Demography of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. Until October 2016, Riederer worked on the future of families with children in Europe within the FP 7 project “FamiliesAndSocieties”. At present, he is participating in the research project “Running Against the Clock”. His current research focuses on the role of partnership characteristics for the realization of fertility intentions, consequences of motherhood for employment and unintended births.
Areas of Expertise
- Family (and Personal Relationships)
- Quality of Life
- Social Inequality
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Affiliation: VID/ÖAW E-Mail: Bernhard.Riederer@oeaw.ac.at