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Warren Sanderson

Guest Research Scholar

Social Cohesion, Health, and Wellbeing Research Group

Population and Just Societies Program


Warren Sanderson rejoined IIASA in June 2008 as an Institute Scholar. He is also a Professor of Economics and Professor of History at Stony Brook University in New York State, USA. In addition, he is co-chair of the Department of Economics there. He holds a PhD in economics from Stanford University.

Professor Sanderson first came to IIASA in 1980 and worked in the World Population Program. Since that time he has been a recurrent visitor to that Program. His research interests are in population-economic interactions. He has published in a variety of journals, including Nature, Science, Population and Development Review, Demography, Population Studies, and Population Index.

His recent research includes probabilistic population forecasting, measuring aging in ways that take life expectancy change into account, and the effects of education and other demographic changes on economic growth.

Last update: 10 JUN 2008


Barmpas, P., Tasoulis, S., Vrahatis, A.G., Georgakopoulos, S.V., Anagnostou, P., Prina, M., Ayuso-Mateos, J.L., Bickenbach, J., Bayes, I., Bobak, M., Caballero, F.F., Chatterji, S., Egea-Cortés, L., García-Esquinas, E., Leonardi, M., Koskinen, S., Koupil, I., Paja̧k, A., Prince, M., Sanderson, W., Scherbov, S. , Tamosiunas, A., Galas, A., Haro, J.M., Sanchez-Niubo, A., Plagianakos, V.P., & Panagiotakos, D. (2022). A divisive hierarchical clustering methodology for enhancing the ensemble prediction power in large scale population studies: the ATHLOS project. Health Information Science and Systems 10 (1) e6. 10.1007/s13755-022-00171-1.

Sanchez-Niubo, A., Forero, C.G., Wu, Y.-T., Giné-Vázquez, L., Prina, M., De La Fuente, J., Daskalopoulou, C., Critselis, E., De La Torre-Luque, A., Panagiotakos, D., Arndt, H., Ayuso-Mateos, J.L., Bayes-Marin, I., Bickenbach, J., Bobak, M., Caballero, F.F., Chatterji, S., Egea-Cortés, L., García-Esquinas, E., Leonardi, M., Koskinen, S., Koupil, I., Mellor-Marsá, B., Olaya, B., Pająk, A., Prince, M., Raggi, A., Rodríguez-Artalejo, F., Sanderson, W., Scherbov, S. , Tamosiunas, A., Tobias-Adamczyk, B., Tyrovolas, S., & Haro, J.M. (2021). Development of a common scale for measuring healthy ageing across the world: results from the ATHLOS consortium. International Journal of Epidemiology dyaa236. 10.1093/ije/dyaa236.

Tyrovolas, S., Panaretos, D., Daskalopoulou, C., Gine-Vazquez, I., Niubo, A.S., Olaya, B., Bobak, M., Prince, Ma., Prina, M., Ayuso-Mateos, J.L., Caballero, F.F., Garcia-Esquinas, E., Holger, A., Scherbov, S. , Sanderson, W., Gheno, I., Koupil, I., Bickenbach, J., Chatterji, S., Koskinen, S., Raggi, A., Pajak, A., Tobiasz-Adamczyk, B., Haro, J.Ma., & Panagiotakos, D. (2020). Alcohol Drinking and Health in Ageing: A Global Scale Analysis of Older Individual Data through the Harmonised Dataset of ATHLOS. Nutrients 12 (6) e1746. 10.3390/nu12061746.