M. Muszynska-Spielauer


E-Mail: magdalena.muszynska(at)oeaw.ac.at


Magdalena is mostly interested in methodological questions related to the measurement of inequalities in health and mortality and, more general, in quantifying differences in these distributions beyond their mean values. The other topics that Magdalena´s work focuses on are: amenable mortality in Poland, life-expectancy and health expectancy decomposition methods. In the framework of the ERC project of Marc Luy “Levels and Trends of Health Expectancy: Understanding its Measurement and Estimation Sensitivity’’, Magdalena is responsible for the workpackage which aim is to link measures of health to those of a subjective well-being. Magdalena holds a Phd from the Warsaw School of Economics.

Areas of Expertise

  • Measures of inequality in health and mortality
  • Population health
  • Cause-of-death analysis

Research Areas

Curriculum Vitae

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Affiliation: VID/ÖAW
E-Mail: magdalena.muszynska(at)oeaw.ac.at
Phone: +43 1 51581 - 7721

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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.