Marc Luy

Marc Luy

Corresponding Member of the Division of Humanities and the Social Sciences in Austria since 2016


Research Areas:

  • Human Geography, Regional Geography, Regional Planning
  • Demography
  • Population statistics
  • Population geography
  • Medical sociology
  • Epidemiology



Selected Memberships:

  • International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)
  • Population Association of America (PAA)
  • European Association for Population Studies (EAPS)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Demographie (DGD)
  • Österreichische Gesellschaft für Public Health (ÖGPH)

Selected Prizes:

  • ERC Consolidator Grant
  • ERC Starting Grant
  • Gunther Beyer Award der European Association for Population Studies
  • Erster Preis im DSW-Nachwuchswissenschaftler-Wettbewerb der Deutschen Stiftung Weltbevölkerung in Zusammenarbeit mit der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Bevölkerungswissenschaft
  • Erster Platz in der Lehrevaluation am Institut für Soziologie und Demographie der Universität Rostock

Selected Publications:

  • Luy, Marc; Di Giulio, Paola; Di Lego, Vanessa; Lazarevič, Patrick; Sauerberg, Markus (2020, online: 2019) Life expectancy: frequently used, but hardly understood. Gerontology, Bd. 66 (1), S. 95-104.
  • Luy, Marc; Wegner-Siegmundt, Christian; Wiedemann, Angela; Spijker, Jeroen (2015) Life expectancy by education, income and occupation in Germany: Estimations using the Longitudinal Survival Method. Comparative Population Studies, Bd. 40 (4), S. 399-436.
  • Luy, Marc; Wegner-Siegmundt, Christian (2015, online: 2014) The impact of smoking on gender differences in life expectancy: more heterogeneous than often stated. European Journal of Public Health, Bd. 25 (4), S. 706-710.
  • Luy, Marc; Minagawa, Yuka (2014) Gender gaps–Life expectancy and proportion of life in poor health. Health Reports, Bd. 25 (12), S. 12-19.
  • Luy, Marc; Gast, Katrin (2014, online: 2013) Do women live longer or do men die earlier? Reflections on the causes of sex differences in life expectancy. Gerontology, Bd. 60 (2), S. 143-153.