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Daniela Weber

Assistant Professor (non-tenure track)

Education and Professional Experience:

  • Since 2010 Research Scholar am International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg

  • Since 2016 Assistant Professor Health Economics and Policy Division, Vienna University of Economics and Business


  • 2015 Doctorate (with distinction) in Social and Economic Sciences, Vienna University of Economics and Business

  • 2012 Master in Statistics, University of Vienna

  • 2005 Master equivalent in Technical Mathematics, Vienna University of Technology



  • Physical and Cognitive Ageing

  • Education

  • Health (healthy ageing; inequalities)

  • Gerontology


Publications (selected)

  • 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.

  • Dekhtyar S, Weber D , Helgertz J, & Herlitz A (2018). Sex  differences in academic strengths contribute to gender segregation in  education and occupation: A longitudinal examination of 167,776  individuals. Intelligence 67: 84-92. DOI:10.1016/j.intell.2017.11.007.

  • Weber D, Skirbekk V, Freund I, & Herlitz A (2014). The changing face of cognitive gender differences in Europe. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111 (32): 11673-11678. DOI: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

Welthandelsplatz 1, Building D4

1020 Vienna, Austria

Room: Third floor / D4.3.276

Phone: +43 - 01 - 31336 - 5590


Office Hours: please request by email

You can find the CV here:

CV Daniela Weber