Ingrid Setz


E-Mail: ingrid.setz(at)


Ingrid Setz joined the Wittgenstein Centre in September 2020. She is part of the Demography of Austria research group and working in the Climate, Health and Population (CHAP) project team. Ingrid’s research focus is on the intersections between population dynamics and environmental change. In particular, she is interested in the role of population heterogeneity and differential vulnerabilities to climatic changes. Prior to joining the VID, Ingrid was contributing to research projects on monitoring and evaluating sustainable development in the European Union at the Institute of Managing Sustainability (WU). She holds a Master's of Science in Economics (major in Mathematics) from the Vienna University of Economics and Business.

Areas of Expertise

  • Applied Econometrics
  • Socioeconomic Inequality
  • Spatial Demography

Research Areas

Curriculum Vitae

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Affiliation: VID/ÖAW
E-Mail: ingrid.setz(at)
Phone: +43 1 51581 - 7727

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 Vienna Institute of Demography of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW), the World Population Program of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the Department of Demography (University of Vienna).

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