Isabel Gerstner




Isabel joined the Vienna Institute of Demography in June 2024 as part of the Economic Demography Group. She is currently involved in the project 'Ageing Workers in the Austrian Labour Market - Linked Employer-Employee Data Analysis (LEDA),' utilizing panel data to be constructed within the Austrian Micro Data Center (AMDC). Prior to this role, she completed her Master of Science (MSc) in Economics at the University of Vienna, where she served as a teaching assistant for two years. Her research interests span statistical programming, distributional and inter-generational inequality, household and firm heterogeneity, and labor market dynamics.

Areas of Expertise

  • household and firm heterogeneity
  • labour economics
  • micro data analysis

Research Areas


Affiliation: VID/ÖAW
Phone: +43151581-7730

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.