27 October 2017
The workshop will look at how the changing age structure of populations creates challenges and opportunities to countries around the world. it will focus on the economic dimension and the social dynamics of ageing societies. Researchers working in the field of socio-economics of ageing will get together to share results and learn about new approaches.
Senior Research Scholar Alexia Fürnkranz-Prskawetz is the invited keynote speaker at this event. For many years, Fürnkranz-Prskawetz has been working in the field of the economics of population and individual ageing, long run economic growth, agent based models and environmental economics. She has published numerous articles in refereed scientific journals and edited special issues of economic and demographic journals. At IIASA she works on models of the interrelationship between population, the economy and environment.
She holds a doctorate in mathematical economics from the Vienna University of Technology, as well as a second doctorate (Habilitation) in population economics and applied econometrics from the same University. She is professor at the Institute for Mathematical Methods in Economics at the Vienna University of Technology, deputy director at the Vienna Institute of Demography at the Austrian Academy of Sciences and director of research training at the Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital.
The workshop participants will discuss topics around:
For detailed information please visit the event website.
Last edited: 11 September 2017
Research at the World Population Program
Feichtinger G, Fürnkranz-Prskawetz A, Seidl A, Simon C, & Wrzaczek S (2017). A bifurcation analysis of gender equality and fertility. Journal of Evolutionary Economics: 1-23. DOI:10.1007/s00191-017-0534-4. (In Press)
Loichinger E & Prskawetz A (2017). Changes in economic activity: The role of age and education. Demographic Research 36: 1185-1208. DOI:10.4054/DemRes.2017.36.40.
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