University of Vienna

E-Mail: moradhvaj(at)


Moradhvaj joined Human Capital Data Lab in Vienna Institute of Demography in September 2020. Currently, He is working on examining the role of educational attainment on mortality and rural-urban differences in mortality across the countries. His research interest includes investigating health, mortality and longevity by socio-economic characteristics and to assess regional inequality in health. Also, he has been involved in research investigating the role of human capital and public health spending to achieve health goals under SDGs. Methodologically; he mostly uses quantitative analysis of large scale data set. Title of his PhD thesis is “Changing Adult Mortality in India: Socio-Economic and Subnational Patterns” He completed Master of Philosophy from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and Masters from International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai in Population Studies. He graduated in Statistics from the University of Rajasthan. In 2019, he was one of the participants in the Young Scientist Summer Program (YSSP) in World Population conducted by the International Institute for Applied System Analysis (IIASA), Vienna, Austria.

Areas of Expertise

  • Mortality and Morbidity
  • Health Inequalities
  • Heath Economics

Research Areas

Curriculum Vitae

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Affiliation: University of Vienna
E-Mail: moradhvaj(at)
Phone: +43 1 51581 - 7722

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.