News Archive 2023

High self-selection of Ukrainian refugees into Europe: Evidence from Kraków and Vienna

20 DEC 2023

New study by OeAW and WU Vienna compares the educational qualifications, expectations and economic opportunities of Ukrainian refugees in Vienna and Kraków.

Estimating climate impacts on internal migration

13 DEC 2023

Roman Hoffmann is invited to present his research on "Estimating climate impacts on internal migration: Novel evidence from global census data for 72 countries" at CPop.

Marc Luy appointed as the new director of the VID

6 DEC 2023

Marc Luy has been appointed as new director of the Vienna Institute of Demography (VID) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW).

Filling data gaps to assess the role of education in fertility decline

4 DEC 2023

WIC researchers have introduced an innovative methodology for reconstructing data on fertility and education, particularly in developing countries with inconsistent or unreliable data sets.

TEDx talk on "How climate change affects population dynamics"

29 NOV 2023

Raya Muttarak talks about the relationship between global climate change and migration at a TEDx event in Vicenza, Italy.

Award ceremony: Austrian Research Association presents Science Prize to Wolfgang Lutz

9 NOV 2023

Wolfgang Lutz will receive the Science Prize of the Austrian Research Association for his outstanding scientific achievements.

Austrian Academy of Sciences: 50 years of IIASA membership

30 OCT 2023

The ceremony looks back on the founding of the institute, highlighting its role as a bridge between the East and West, as well as the importance of Austria and the Austrian Academy of Sciences.

Third Asian Population Forum and Training Workshop on Multidimensional Demographic Modeling

25 OCT 2023

WIC Researchers are participating in the Third Asian Population Forum. This forum centered around Population Projections for Socioeconomic, Environmental, and Climate Change Analysis will take place in Shanghai from October 31 to November 1, 2023. Preceding the forum, from October 25 to 30, 2023, these experts will contribute their expertise as instructors for the training workshop on Multidimensional and Multiscale Demographic Modeling.

Webinar on Healthy Aging and Prevention in Europe: How do European countries compare?

24 OCT 2023

Daniela Weber participated in a webinar discussion on the state of healthy aging and prevention across Europe organized by the International Longevity Centre UK.

Roundtable meeting on Demography of Sustainable Wellbeing

17 OCT 2023

Wolfgang Lutz presented "The applicability and intercultural acceptability of the Years of Good Life (YoGL) indicator in measuring wellbeing" at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand.

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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.