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Dr. Birgit Trukeschitz

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Phone: ++43/1/313 36-5877
Fax: ++43/1/313 36-905877
email: birgit.trukeschitz@wu.ac.at

Of­fice hours: by ap­point­ment only

Pro­fes­sional ex­per­i­ence

  • Senior Re­search Fel­low at the Re­search In­sti­tute for Eco­nom­ics of Aging, WU - Vi­enna Uni­versity of Eco­nom­ics and Busi­ness (since June 2007)

  • April 2008 - März 2011: FLARE Fel­low (European Post-­Doc Pro­gramme FLARE - Fu­ture Leader of Age­ing Re­search in Europe; ER­A-AGE & Aus­trian Fed­eral Min­istry of Science and Re­search, Aus­trian Academy of Sciences)

  • Septem­ber 2005 - July 2010: Assist­ant Pro­fessor at the In­sti­tute for So­cial Policy, De­part­ment of Eco­nom­ics until 12/2009; De­part­ment of So­cio-e­co­nom­ics since 1/2010 (WU - Vi­enna Uni­versity of Eco­nom­ics and Busi­ness)

  • Septem­ber 2001 - August 2005: Assist­ant Pro­fessor and Re­search Fel­low at the In­sti­tute for So­cial Policy, Vi­enna Uni­versity of Eco­nom­ics and BA

  • Decem­ber 2000 - Septem­ber 2001: Assist­ant Pro­fessor at the De­part­ment of So­cial Policy, Vi­enna Uni­versity of Eco­nom­ics and BA

  • Feb­ru­ary 1998 - Novem­ber 2000: Re­search Assist­ant at the So­cial Policy Unit, Vi­enna Uni­versity of Eco­nom­ics and BADoc­tor­ate in Eco­nom­ics (Vi­enna Uni­versity of Eco­nom­ics and BA)

  • Un­der­gradu­ate stud­ies in Eco­nom­ics at the Vi­enna Uni­versity of Eco­nom­ics and Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion

Vis­it­ing Re­searcher

  • April 2010 - June 2010: FLARE Fel­low­ship, Vis­it­ing Re­search Fel­low at DZA, Ger­man Centre of Geron­to­logy, Ber­lin, Ger­many

  • April 2009 - Septem­ber 2009: FLARE Fel­low­ship, Vis­it­ing Re­search Fel­low at PSSRU, Uni­versity of Kent at Can­ter­bury, England

  • Septem­ber 2005 - Juni 2006: T.H. Mar­shall Fel­low at the Lon­don School of Eco­nom­ics (LSE Health & So­cial Care - PSSRU), England

Main areas of re­search

  • Eco­nom­ics of so­cial care ser­vices and in­formal care

  • Qual­ity of long-term care, fo­cus on out­come meas­ure­ment

  • Evalu­ation of the ef­fect­ive­ness of am­bi­ent assisted liv­ing (AAL) sys­tems  

Cur­rent pro­jects

Awards and Hon­ors

Pub­lic­a­tions and present­a­tions