Principal Investigator
Wolfgang Lutz

    Email lutz@iiasa.ac.at   
    Telephone +43 2236 807 0 Ext. 294  
    Fax +43 2236 71 313  
    Address International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
A-2361, Laxenburg, Austria
Recent Publication List

Professor Wolfgang Lutz, co-principal investigator, is leader of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis's Population Project since 1992. He is also director of the Vienna Institute of Demography of the Austrian Academy of Sciences since 2002. He holds an association as adjunct professor for demography and social statistics at the University of Vienna and served as a Secretary General for the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) for the period 1998-2001. His main interests are in population forecasting, family demography and population-environment analysis.

Wolfgang Lutz studied philosophy, mathematics and statistics at the Universities of Munich, Vienna, Helsinki and Pennsylvania. In 1983, he received his Ph.D. in Demography from the University of Pennsylvania and 1998 a second doctorate (Habilitation) from the University of Vienna. He has written / edited 19 books and more than 120 scientific articles and book chapters (including contributions to Nature and leading journals in the field of Population). The most recent books are “Frontiers of Population Forecasting” (Population and Development Review Special Supplement 1999) and “Population and Climate Change” (Cambridge University Press 2000), “Population and Environment: Methods of Analysis” (Population and Development Review Special Supplement 2002) and “The End of World Population Growth, Human Capital and Sustainable Development in the 21st Century” (Earthscan 2003).


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