Women and Education - Wolfgang Lutz on Reality Check Radio

PODCAST - 11 April 2013 Wolfgang Lutz


Lutz spoke to Vienna radio station FM4: Reality Check radio show about the importance of   women's education.

Download Wolfgang Lutz and Women's Education on Radio FM4 [mp3, 2,873.8 kb]

On 9 April, Lutz participated in the Vienna launch of the  United Nations Human Development Report 2013.IIASA population and education projections underlie much of the report, which shows development gains in the Southern Hemisphere during the last several years.

In this interview with Radio FM4, Lutz describes IIASA research that shows how important women's education is in human development.

About the speaker 

Wolfgang Lutz is leader of IIASA's World Population Program and Founding Director of the Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital, a collaboration between IIASA, the Austrian Academy of Sciences and the WU-Vienna University of Economics and Business.Since 2002 he is also director of the Vienna Institute of Demography (VID) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and since 2008 Full Professor of Applied Statistics (part time) at the WU. He is also Professorial Research Fellow at the Oxford Martin School for 21st Century Studies.


Wolfgang Lutz

Interim Deputy Director General for Science Directorate - DDG for Science Department

Senior Program Advisor Population and Just Societies Program

Senior Program Advisor Social Cohesion, Health, and Wellbeing Research Group - Population and Just Societies Program

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