Wolfgang Lutz

Senior Program Advisor Population and Just Societies Program

Principal Research Scholar Social Cohesion, Health, and Wellbeing Research Group - Population and Just Societies Program

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Curriculum Vitae


  • Population and education forecasting
  • Consequences of ageing in Europe
  • Fertility and family demography
  • Population and environment

2018 population projections:

Demographic and Human Capital Scenarios for the 21st Century: 2018 assessment for 201 countries


Marois, G. , Gietel-Basten, S., & Lutz, W. (2021). China's low fertility may not hinder future prosperity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 118 (40), e2108900118. 10.1073/pnas.2108900118.

Thiery, B.W., Lange, S., Rogelj, J. , Schleussner, C.-F., Gudmundsson, L., Seneviratne, S.I., Andrijevic, M., Frieler, K., Emanuel, K., Geiger, T., Bresch, D.N., Zhao, F., Willner, S.N., Büchner, Ma., Volkholz, J., Bauer, N., Chang, J. , Ciais, P., Dury, M., François, L., Grillakis, M., Gosling, S.N., Hanasaki, N., Hickler, T., Huber, V., Ito, A., Jägermeyr, J., Khabarov, N. , Koutroulis, A., Liu, W., Lutz, W., Mengel, M., Müller, C., Ostberg, S., Reyer, C., Stacke, T., & Wada, Y. (2021). Intergenerational inequities in exposure to climate extremes. Science 374 (6564), 158-160. 10.1126/science.abi7339.

Lutz, W., Reiter, C. , Özdemir, C., Yildiz, D. , Guimaraes, R. , & Goujon, A. (2021). Skills-adjusted human capital shows rising global gap. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 118 (7), e2015826118. 10.1073/pnas.2015826118.

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