Wolfgang Lutz , M.A. Ph. D.

Wolfgang Lutz

Full Member of the Division of Humanities and the Social Sciences since 2012


Research Areas:

  • Social Sciences
  • Population statistics
  • Demography



Selected Memberships:

  • National Academy of Sciences, USA
  • World Academy of Sciences
  • Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina - Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • Societas Scientiarum Fennica
  • Associate Fellow of the Nuffield College, Oxford University, UK
  • Committee on Population, National Academy of Sciences, USA
  • Lead Author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change IPCC, Working Group III
  • Affiliate Professor of the College of Population Studies, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Member of the Academia Europaea

Selected Prizes:

  • Wittgenstein-Preis des Wissenschaftsfonds FWF
  • International Union for the Scientific Study of Population - Mattei Dogan Foundation Award
  • ERC Advanced Investigator Grant
  • Mindel Sheps Award

Selected Publications:

  • Marois, Guillaume; Belanger, Alain; Lutz, Wolfgang (2020) Population aging, migration, and productivity in Europe. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Bd. 117 (14), S. 7690-7695.
  • Messerli, Peter; Kim, Eun Mee; Lutz, Wolfgang; Moatti, Jean-Paul; Richardson, Katherine et al. [..] (online: 2019) Expansion of sustainability science needed for the SDGs. Nature Sustainability, Bd. volume 2, S. 892–894.
  • Gailey, Nicholas; Lutz, Wolfgang (2019) Summary of ‘Demographic and human capital scenarios for the 21st century: 2018 assessment for 201 countries’. Vienna Yearbook of Population Research (16), S. 221-234.
  • Kebede, Endale; Goujon, Anne; Lutz, Wolfgang (2019) Stalls in Africa’s fertility decline partly result from disruptions in female education. PNAS, Bd. 116 (8), S. 1281-1296.