The figure illustrates the data from National Transfer Accounts for Austria 2010: age-specific labour income (light green area) and income through assets (dark green); the transfers of resources between age groups through private transfers (light blue) and public transfers (dark blue); the grey line represents consumption. more details © - VID

Research Group Leaders:

Alexia Fürnkranz-Prskawetz

We are investigating the economic determinants and consequences of changes in population structure and dynamics. Our group carries out research into these complex processes using advanced methods drawn from several disciplines.

Latest Publications:



Reducing Inequality Within and Across Generations


Age Well Accounts – Wellbeing from a Life Course Perspective
(Joint Programming Initiative: "More Years, Better Lives – The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change")

Life Shocks

Life-cycle behaviour in the face of large shocks to health
(Stand-alone research project (P 30665 –G27) funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF))


Ageing Europe - An application of national Transfer Accounts for Explaining and Projecting Trends in Public Finances (7th Framework Programme (FP7))


'Medical Progress, Health Expenditure and Population Ageing' is a stand-alone research project (P 26184-G11) funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF)


Changing Families and Sustainable Societies (FAMSOC) (EU-FP 7)