Daniela Weber joined IIASA's World Population Program (POP) in 2010, where she works on aging. She is also an assistant professor in health economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business.
Dr. Weber graduated in technical mathematics at the Vienna University of Technology in 2005 and in 2012, she graduated in statistics at the University of Vienna. She completed her PhD at the Vienna University of Economics and Business in 2015 with the dissertation "An International Perspective on Aging and Cognitive Decline".
Her research focuses on the Sustainable Development Goals health and gender equality. For instance, Dr. Weber investigates living conditions associated with gender differences in cognitive as well as physical functioning.
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.