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Alexia Fürnkranz-Prskawetz

Research Scholar

Economic Frontiers Program

Research Scholar

Social Cohesion, Health, and Wellbeing Research Group

Population and Just Societies

Biography

Alexia Fürnkranz-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. Fürnkranz-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

Publications

Grass, D., Wrzaczek, S., Caulkins, J.P., Feichtinger, G., Hartl, R.F., Kort, P.M., Kuhn, M., Fürnkranz-Prskawetz, A., Sanchez-Romero, M., & Seidl, A. (2024). Riding the waves from epidemic to endemic: Viral mutations, immunological change and policy responses. Theoretical Population Biology 156 46-65. 10.1016/j.tpb.2024.02.002.

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)