Economic Frontiers Program
Social Cohesion, Health, and Wellbeing Research Group
Population and Just Societies
BiographyAlexia Furnkranz-Prskawetz 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 of Statistics and Mathematical Methods in Economics at TU Wien, deputy director at the Vienna Institute of Demography at the Austrian Academy of Sciences and one of the four directors of the Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital (IIASA, OeAW, University of Vienna). She is 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.
Dr. Furnkranz-Prskawetz joined the World Population (POP) Program in July 2013, to work on models of the interrelationship between population, the economy and environment. Since 2021 she continues her work in the Social Cohesion, Health, and Wellbeing (SHAW) Research Group, in the IIASA Population and Just Societies (POPJUS) Program.
Last update: 29 MAR 2021
Caulkins, J.P., Grass, D., Feichtinger, G., Hartl, R.F., Kort, P.M., Kuhn, M., Fürnkranz-Prskawetz, A., Sanchez-Romero, M., Seidl, A., & Wrzaczek, S. (2023). The hammer and the jab: Are COVID-19 lockdowns and vaccinations complements or substitutes? European Journal of Operational Research 311 (1) 233-250. 10.1016/j.ejor.2023.04.033.
Sanchez-Romero, M. & Prskawetz, A. (2023). Social Security Reforms in Heterogeneous Aging Populations. In: The Routledge Handbook of the Economics of Ageing. Eds. Bloom, D.E., Souza-Posa, A., & Sunde, U., Abingdon, UK: Routledge. ISBN 978-036771-332-4 (In Press)
Freiberger, M., Hoffmann, R., & Prskawetz, A. (2022). Modelling disaster risk behaviour on the household level. In: Systems Analysis for Reducing Footprints and Enhancing Resilience, 16-17 November, 2022, Vienna, Austria.
di Lego, V., Sanchez-Romero, M., & Prskawetz, A. (2022). The impact of COVID-19 vaccines on the Case Fatality Rate: The importance of monitoring breakthrough infections. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 119 178-183. 10.1016/j.ijid.2022.03.059.