Jesus Crespo Cuaresma

Research Group: Migration, Education & Environment

Phone: +43 1 313 36 - 4530

E-Mail: jcrespo(at)


Jesus Crespo Cuaresma is Director of Economic Analysis at the Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital (WIC), Professor of Economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) as well as a Research Scholar at the International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA). He studied Economics at the University of Sevilla (Spain) and received his PhD from the University of Vienna. He has published numerous articles in renowned scientific journals and acts as a scientific consultant to the World Bank and the Austrian Institute of Economic Research.

Areas of Expertise

  • Applied Econometrics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Economic Growth
  • Human Capital
  • Economic Policy

Research Areas

Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications

Is the Demographic Dividend an Education Dividend
Author(s): Crespo Cuaresma J, Lutz W, Sanderson W
Reference: Demography 51(1) pp 299-315
Year: 2014

Demography, Education, and Democracy: Global Trends and the Case of Iran
Author(s):Lutz W, Crespo Cuaresma J, Abbasi-Shavazi M
Reference: Population and Development Review Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 253-281
Year: 2010

The Demography of Educational Attainment and Economic Growth
Author(s): Lutz W, Crespo Cuaresma J, Sanderson W
Reference: Science Vol. 319, Issue 5866, pp. 1047-1048
Year: 2008