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.www.wu.ac.at/en/altersoekonomie
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.