News Archive 2017

Vulnerability and the future of families with children in Europe

20 DEC 2017

Nine questions and corresponding answers prepared by Centre scientist Bernhard Riederer as a result of the work within the FamiliesAndSocieties Project.

The Centre at the Austrian Museum of Applied Arts - upcoming exhibition: "Aesthetics of Change"

4 DEC 2017

The Centre contributed insights from recent demographic research to explore the question of how migration will affect society, the arts and education.

Reconstructing Educational Attainment of Populations in the 20th Century

30 OCT 2017

The reconstructed data is now available!

Corresponding Research Areas: Human Capital Data Lab

The Global Flow of People - an online data visualisation by N. Sander, G. Abel and R. Bauer - at Weltmuseum Wien

25 OCT 2017

The touch screen installation that allows to explore migration and refugee flows is shown in the permanent exhibition from 25th October onwards.

How we make life choices

24 OCT 2017

Centre Director Alexia Fürnkranz-Prskawetz served as guest editor for The Science of Choice - an online open access supplement from Population Studies.

Introduction to the Wittgenstein Centre Data and Graphic Explorer

23 OCT 2017

This tool provides data, projection assumptions and results on the population of all world countries (195) by age, sex, and education for alternative scenarios.

The socio-economics of aging

23 OCT 2017

Alexia Fürnkranz-Prskawetz is keynote speaker at the 5th International Workshop on the Socio-Economics of Ageing, 27 Oct in Lisbon.

Mengni Chen received Tang Kwong Leung Social Work Thesis Prize 2016-17

20 OCT 2017

The prize was awarded by the Faculty of Social Science, University of Hong Kong, honoring the dissertation on fertility trends in high-income Asian societies.

Demographic education and population studies in universities

16 OCT 2017

Sergei Scherbov and Dalkhat Ediev will present latest research from the Re-aging project on 19 Oct 17 at Lomonosov Moscow State University.

WIC research is part of the UN annual report: World Population Aging 2017

6 OCT 2017

The UN relied on new measures of aging developed at the Wittgenstein Centre, leading to more optimistic projections for aging populations around the world.

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