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What does your walking say about your true age?

10 FEB 2016Blog post

Blog post by Centre scientist Daniela Weber. Did you ever notice that you walk faster than your friends, or are you the one lagging behind? Your walking speed doesn’t only reveal how fast you walk; it can predict survival and the “slowing down process” and – according to a recent study – it can tell how old you are in terms of your physical fitness.

A demographic perspective on climate change mitigation and adaptation

6 JUL 2015Blog post

In this blog post on, Erich Striessnig discusses the potential impact of population growth on emissions of greenhouse gases.

Journey of your life: Demography for the demos

5 NOV 2014Blog post

Read the latest research blog by Samir KC about a new interactive tool developed together with the World Bank to help individuals see their place in the world population.

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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.