Blog Posts

IIASA scientists from the World Population Program write about their latest reasearch results in international forums.


17 May 2017 - WU blog

Will poverty be eradicated by 2030?

Jesus Crespo Cuaresma


3 April 2017 - blog.iiasa.ac.at

Learn from the past, prepare for the future

Roman Hoffman


14 February 2017 - blog.iiasa.ac.at

Counting the Nepalese

Samir KC


27 January 2017 - blog.iiasa.ac.at

What you probably don’t know about higher education in sub-Saharan Africa

Anne Goujon


25 November 2016 - blog.iiasa.ac.at

Interview: Defining the future(s)

Samir KC


2 November 2016 - blog.population-europe.eu

When in Rome

Helga de Valk and Valeria Bordone


18 October 2016 - blog.population-europe.eu

Turning the tables: policy and politics in an age of ageing

Harald Wilkoszewski, Elke Loichinger, and Patrick I. Dick


18 October 2016 - Cambridge Core Blog

Anne Goujon


18 October 2016 - blog.iiasa.ac.at

Marriage or cohabitation means a longer and healthier life

Dimiter Philipov


13 October 2016 - blog.iiasa.ac.at

Why are the refugees who came to Austria in 2015 more educated than expected?

Anne Goujon


21 September 2016 - blog.iiasa.ac.at

Female-headed households hit harder by climate change

Raya Muttarak


21 June 2016 - blog.population-europe.eu

Once a European, always a European  

Erich Striessnig


17 June 2016 - Population Insights

Living longer: Determining whether we are using our extra years productively

Elke Loichinger and Daniela Weber


10 June 2016 - IIASA Alumni

My scientific journey with IIASA

Anastasia Emelyanova 


11 March 2016 - blog.iiasa.ac.at

Migration analysis: A growing priority for policy

Luis Castro


4 March 2016 - The Conversationand reposted by blog.iiasa.ac.at

It’s time to measure 21st century aging with 21st century tools

Warren C. Sanderson and Sergei Scherbov


18 February 2016 - blog.iiasa.ac.at

Interview: The role of education in the future of humanity

Reiner Klingholz and Wolfgang Lutz


10 February 2016 - blog.iiasa.ac.at

What does your walking speed say about your true age?

Daniela Weber


12 January 2016 - OpenPop.com

A ‘Recipe for Depopulation’? School Closures and Local Decline in Saxony

Bilal Barakat


21 December 2015 - blog.iiasa.ac.at

Who are the refugees?

Zakarya Al Zalak


10 December 2015 - UNESCO World Education Blog and reposted by blog.iiasa.ac.at

Why universal secondary education can help fight climate change 

Raya Muttarak


10 November 2015 - blog.iiasa.ac.at

Education and crime in South Africa

Anne Goujon


11 October 2015 - The Globalist and reposted by blog.iiasa.ac.at

Population: How Many People Will Live in Africa in 2100?

Samir KC


24 September 2015 - agenda.weforum.org and reposted by blog.iiasa.ac.at

Why education should top the development agenda

Wolfgang Lutz


4 September 2015 - brookings

Will the world reach 10 billion people?

Wolfgang Fengler and Samir K.C.


05 August 2015 - blog.wu.ac.at

Ein universitäres Zuhause für die internationale Demografie

Wolfgang Lutz


06 July 2015 - OpenPop.org

A Demographic Perspective on Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation

Erich Striessnig


11 May 2015 - blog.iiasa.ac.at

Interview: Population characteristics and the climate

Erich Striessnig


16 April 2015 - The Conversation

Research shows old age is getting younger all the time

Warren C. Sanderson and Sergei Scherbov


16 April 2015 - blog.iiasa.ac.at

Towards a Catholic North America in 2062?

Anne Goujon


16 April 2015 - blog.iiasa.ac.at

Journey of your life: Demography for the demos

Samir K.C.


01 April 2015 - blog.population-europe.eu

Unintended But Positive: Five Long-term Consequences of Population Ageing

Fanny A. Kluge, Emilio Zagheni, Elke Loichinger, and Tobias C. Vogt


23 September 2014 - blog.iiasa.ac.at

9 billion or 11 billion? The research behind new population projections

Wolfgang Lutz, Bill Butz, Samir K.C., Warren Sanderson, and Sergei Scherbov


20 June 2014 - blog.iiasa.ac.at

The future of social change

Anne Goujon


21 May 2014 - The Conversation

75 is the new 65, so we should all keep working for longer

Warren C. Sanderson and Sergei Scherbov


09 May 2014 - The Conversation

Really, how old are you? The hands never lie 

Warren C. Sanderson and Sergei Scherbov


23 April 2014 - OpenPop.org

Do Grandparents Benefit from Grandparenting?

Valeria Bordone


27 February 2014 - blog.iiasa.ac.at

What is the optimal fertility rate?

Erich Striessnig


19 December 2013 - blog.iiasa.ac.at

How to save lives – and money – by addressing India’s air pollution

Erich Striessnig


02 December 2013 - blog.iiasa.ac.at

Healthy living in hard times?

Raya Muttarak


27 November 2013 - blog.iiasa.ac.at

Interview: Exploring stereotypes about older people

Katie Bowen and Vegard Skirbekk


25 November 2013 - OpenPop.org

Alcohol, Substance Abuse and Crime Linked to Higher Mortality

Vegard Skirbekk


25 November 2013 - OpenPop.org

Cognitive Function as a Refined Indicator of Aging

Vegard Skirbekk




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PUBLICATIONS

Goujon A, Jurasszovich S, & Potančoková M (2017). Religious Denominations in Vienna & Austria: Baseline Study for 2016-Scenarios until 2046. Vienna Institute of Demography, Austrian Academy of Sciences

Hoffmann R & Muttarak R (2017). Learn from the Past, Prepare for the Future: Impacts of Education and Experience on Disaster Preparedness in the Philippines and Thailand. World Development 96: 32-51. DOI:10.1016/j.worlddev.2017.02.016.

Ediev D (2017). Constrained Mortality Extrapolation to Old Age: An Empirical Assessment. European Journal of Population: 1-17. DOI:10.1007/s10680-017-9434-4. (In Press)

Lutz W (2017). Global Sustainable Development priorities 500 y after Luther: Sola schola et sanitate. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114 (27): 6904-6913. DOI:10.1073/pnas.1702609114.

Bordone V (2017). The Youthful Effect of Childcare Beyond Grandparenthood. IIASA Working Paper. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: WP-17-013

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