About

Warren Sanderson rejoined IIASA in June 2008 as an Institute Scholar. He is also a Professor of Economics and Professor of History at Stony Brook University in New York State, USA. In addition, he is co-chair of the Department of Economics there. He holds a PhD in economics from Stanford University.
Professor Sanderson first came to IIASA in 1980 and worked in the World Population Program. Since that time he has been a recurrent visitor to that Program. His research interests are in population-economic interactions. He has published in a variety of journals, including Nature, Science, Population and Development Review, Demography, Population Studies, and Population Index.
His recent research includes probabilistic population forecasting, measuring aging in ways that take life expectancy change into account, and the effects of education and other demographic changes on economic growth.

Areas of Expertise

  • Probabilistic population forecasting
  • Measuring aging in ways that take life expectancy change into account
  • The effects of education and other demographic changes on economic growth

Research Areas

Curriculum Vitae

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Contact

Affiliation: IIASA
E-Mail: sanders(at)iiasa.ac.at
Phone: +43 2236 807 252

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 Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW), the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the University of Vienna.