Nadia Steiber is a Senior Researcher at the Institute for Advanced Studies and a Research Scholar at the International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA). She holds a doctoral degree in sociology from Nuffield College, Oxford University. From October 2013 to February 2018 she held the positon of Assistant Professor at the Department of Economic Sociology of the University of Vienna. From September 2009 to August 2012, she was a postdoctoral Research Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy (Max Weber Programme & Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship). Her current research at IIASA focuses on life course models of health inequality and on the development of novel measures of ageing (within the ERC Re-Ageing Project led by Sergei Scherbov).

Areas of Expertise

  • Life Course
  • Ageing and Health
  • Social Mobility
  • Retirement Behaviour
  • Women's Employment

Research Areas


Affiliation: IIASA

Other Resources

IIASA Website
University of Vienna website
Personal Website

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.