Wolfgang Lutz#


Wolfgang Lutz
Email:lutz 'at' iiasa.ac.at
Membership Number:5005
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:AUSTRIA
Section:SOCIAL SCIENCES
Username:wlutz
Elected:2019
Homepage: http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/research/researchPrograms/WorldPopulation/Introduction.html



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2016 - present Director, Centre of Expertise on Population and Migration, Joint Research Centre of the European Commission
  • 2010 - present Founder and Director, Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital
  • 2002 - present Scientific Director, Vienna Institute of Demography, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna
  • 2002 - present Professor of Social and Economic Statistics, Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • 1992 - present Director, World Population Program, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria
  • 1988 - 1992 Deputy Program Leader, World Population Program, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
  • 1984 - 1988 Program Associate, World Population Program, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

Fields of Scholarship
  • Demography
  • Population projections
  • Aging
  • Internal migration
  • International migration
  • Development of the world population
  • Comparative European demography
  • Development of education and human capital
  • Future development of fertility
  • Climate change and population

Honours and Awards
  • 2016 Elected as Foreign Associate of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences
  • 2016 Award for Groundbreaking Population Studies, European Association for Population Studies
  • 2016 Science Prize, City of Vienna.
  • 2016 Mindel C. Sheps Award, Population Association of America2014 Elected to the World Academy of Sciences
  • 2015 Senior Research Fellow, Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study, South Africa.
  • 2014 Elected to the Finish Society of Sciences and Letters
  • 2013 Elected to the Leopoldina- German National Academy of Sciences
  • 2012 Elected to the Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • 2010 Wittgenstein Award Laureate, Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Culture
  • 2009 Mattei Dogan Award, International Union for the Scientific Study of Population
  • 1998 - 2001 Secretary General, International Union for the Scientific Study of Population
  • 2013 NUSS Distinguished Visiting Professor, National University of Singapore
  • 2007 - 2013 Member of the Committee on Population, US National Academy of Sciences
  • 2007 Senior Visiting Fellow, Oxford Institute of Ageing, Oxford University

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