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Sergei Scherbov

Sergei Scherbov

Head, International Laboratory of Demography and Human Capital, RANEPA; Deputy Director, World Population Program, International Institute for Applied System Analysis


Sergei Scherbov is also a Director of Demographic Analysis of the Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital, Vienna, Austria; Leader of the research group on Population Dynamics and Forecasting at the Vienna Institute of Demography, Austrian Academy of Sciences.

Sergei Scherbov is invited regularly as an expert demographer by international   organizations and governmental bodies. He has led or played a key role in various projects including ROSSTAT project on Forecasting of Population and Households. He is also a guest professor at the Vienna University of Business and Economics and Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand where he teaches advanced demographic analysis .

In 2012, Scherbov received a prestigious Advanced Grant from European Research Council (ERC) to study new measures of aging.

His main current research interests are in population projections, new measures of aging, and analysis of aging that takes into consideration changing characteristics of people.

He is an author, co-author and co-editor of several books and more than 200 articles published in professional journals including 7 articles in Science and Nature.