Research Groups


Comparative European Demography

Research Group Leader: Tomas Sobotka

The task of this research group is to carry out comparative studies on European demography. Specifically of interest are the Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries.

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Demography of Austria

Research Group Leaders: Richard Gisser and Isabella Buber-Ennser

Die Forschungsgruppe versteht sich als Kompetenzzentrum für Fragen der Bevölkerung Österreichs im nationalen und europäischen Kontext. Sie führt Forschungen zur Struktur und Entwicklung der Bevölkerung in Österreich durch und nimmt als österreichischer Partner an internationalen Netzwerken teil.

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Population Dynamics and Forecasting

Research Group Leader: Sergei Scherbov

The main task of the research group is the development and applications of statistical and computer methods and techniques in order to analyse and project the dynamics of population and its components such as fertility, mortality and migration.

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Population Economics

Research Group Leaders: Michael Kuhn and Gustav Feichtinger

The focus of our group is on the study of economic determinants and consequences of changes in population structure and dynamics. We carry out research into these complex processes using advanced methodologies drawn from several disciplines.

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Health & Longevity

Research Group Leader: Marc Luy

This research group deals primarily with the determinants of longevity and ageing in good health (DELAG).

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Human Capital Data Lab

Research Group Leader: Anne Goujon

This research group aims at understanding the complex interaction of educational and demographic processes within the broader context of economic and social development.

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Migration, Education & Environment

Research Group Leader: Jesús Crespo Cuaresma

The aim of this research group is to gain scientific knowledge about migration processes and their determinants using quantitative methods. The group focuses on analyzing the role played by migration in the process of human capital formation and takes an international, global perspective.

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