Assistant Professor (currently on leave)
Sustainable Development (e.g. SDGs 3 and 5)
Since 2016 I have been an Assistant Professor at the Health Economics and Policy Division and I am also a research scholar at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) since 2010.
2015 Doctorate (with distinction), Vienna University of Economics and Business
2012 Master in Statistics, University of Vienna
2010 Master equivalent in Technical Mathematics, Vienna University of Technology
Weber, D., Scherbov, S. Prospects of activity limitations among older adults in 23 low and middle income countries. Sci Rep 10, 10442 (2020).
Spitzer S & Weber D (2019). Reporting biases in self-assessed physical and cognitive health status of older Europeans. PLoS ONE 14 (10): e0223526. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0223526.
Prasitsiriphon O & Weber D (2019). Objective physical measures and their association with subjective functional limitations in a representative study population of older Thais. BMC Geriatrics 19 (1) DOI:10.1186/s12877-019-1093-3.
Weber Daniela. 2016. Differences in physical aging measured by walking speed: evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing. BMC Geriatrics, 16(31): 1-9 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-016-0201-x
Weber Daniela, Skirbekk Vegard, Freund Inga, and Herlitz Agneta. 2014. The changing face of cognitive gender differences in Europe. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 111(32): 11673-11678 https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1319538111
Skirbekk V, Loichinger E, & Weber D (2012). Variation in cognitive functioning as a refined approach to comparing aging across countries. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109 (3): 770-774. DOI:10.1073/pnas.1112173109.
Please find the full list of publications here.
WU (Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien)
Vienna University of Economics and Business
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