Caroline Berghammer

Research Group: Fertility and Family

Phone: +43 1 51581 - 7725

E-Mail: caroline.berghammer(at)


Caroline Berghammer joined the Vienna Institute of Demography in 2005. Since 2011 she also holds a post-doctoral position at the Department of Sociology, University of Vienna. Her main research interests include fertility behaviour and the reconciliation of work and family, in particular parents' time use and couples' employment patterns.

Caroline Berghammer completed her PhD at the University of Vienna in 2010 on the issue of religious fertility differentials in European countries. In 2006–2007, she participated in the European Doctoral School of Demography, held by the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock, Germany.

Areas of Expertise

  • Parents' Employment and Time-use
  • Religion and Fertility
  • Cohabitation and Non-Marital Childbearing
  • Inequality between Families