Thomas Arnhold


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Thomas Arnhold is a researcher in the Social Cohesion, Health, and Wellbeing Research Group of the IIASA Population and Just Societies Program. As part of the project, Cognitive health in aging society – The role of context for cognitive functioning and related policy implications in Europe (CHIAS), his research focuses on context- and time-related inequalities in cognitive aging.

He holds a Master's degree in Economics from the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) in Austria. Before joining IIASA, he worked as a research assistant at the Institute of Advanced Studies (IHS) in Vienna and at WU.

Areas of Expertise

  • Health Economics
  • Gerontology
  • Economics of Distribution

Curriculum Vitae

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Affiliation: IIASA
E-Mail: arnhold(at)

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.