Vienna University of Economics and Business

The WU Vienna University of Economics and Business one of the EU’s largest educational institution for business and economics, business law, and social sciences. The Research Institute for Economics of Aging was founded in 2006 to bring together WU’s researchers from different disciplinary backgrounds and to contribute to the understanding of socio-economic living conditions of older people and the economic challenges of aging societies. For the last years, research projects have been conducted on outcome measurement of long-term care, focusing on quality-of-life effects, care service provision and informal care. National and international projects have dealt with the effects of assistive technologies on older people’s well-being.