Bernhard Riederer

Research Group: Demography of Austria

Phone: +43 1 51581 - 7748

E-Mail: Bernhard.Riederer(at)


Bernhard Riederer received a doctorate in Social and Economic Sciences, a master’s degree in Sociology, and a bachelor’s degree in Economics at the University of Graz, Austria. In the past, he was research associate at the University of Graz (Psychology department) and the University of Vienna (Sociology department) as well as external lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences of the bfi.

Bernhard Riederer joined the Vienna Institute of Demography in August 2014. He worked on the future of families with children in Europe within the FP 7 project “FamiliesAndSocieties” and on the role of partnership characteristics for the realization of fertility intentions within the FWF project “Running Against the Clock”. His current research focuses on regional differences in fertility and consequences of motherhood for employment.

Areas of Expertise

  • Family (and Personal Relationships)
  • Quality of Life
  • Social Inequality


Research Areas


Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications

Regional context and realization of fertility intentions: The role of the urban context.
Author(s): Riederer B, Buber-Ennser I
Reference: Regional Studies
Year: 2019

Changing social stratification in Vienna: Why are migrants declining from the middle of society?
Author(s): Riederer B, Verwiebe R, Seewann L
Reference: Population, Space and Place 25(2), e2215
Year: 2019

Elternschaft und Wohlbefinden
Author(s): Riederer, B
Reference: Springer
Year: 2018

Vulnerability and the future of families with children in Europe: Nine questions and corresponding answers
Author(s): Riederer B, Mynarska M, Winkler-Dworak M et al.
Reference: Schriften des Instituts für Demographie der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften Band 23
Year: 2017


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