Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Nadia Steiber

News: New Study: The implications of the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing labour market crisis for the Austrian population. Within this project original survey data has been collected in June 2020 (N=2,000 persons aged 20-64) and January 2021 (panel design) with the aim to study the implications of the pandemic on the livelihood of families, on family relations, working conditions, mental well-being, and the perception of the contagion risk at the work place in different sections of the workforce. Research project funded by the Vienna Chamber of Labour, the European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research, and the Institute for Advanced Studies. Website. https://inprogress.ihs.ac.at/akcovid/ (PI: Nadia Steiber).

Position: Professor of Social Stratification and Quantitative Methods (since October 2020)

Team: https://www.soz.univie.ac.at/forschung/forschungsteams/team-steiber/

Main areas of research: Social stratification and social inequality, education and social mobility, work & employment, family sociology, age & ageing societies, well-being/health, life course, quantitative methods.

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Curriculum Vitae - Univ.-Prof. Dr. Nadia Steiber


Professional Experience
Professor of Social Stratification and Quantitative Methods, Department of Sociology, University of Vienna (since 10/2020)
Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna (since 10/2020)
Senior Researcher, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna (2018-2020)
Research Scholar, IIASA World Population Program, Laxenburg (2014-2019)
Assistant Professor, Department of Economic Sociology, University of Vienna (2013-2018)
Postdoctoral Researcher, Inst. for Sociology and Empirical Social Research, Vienna University of Economics (2012-2013)
Marie Curie Fellow, European University Institute (EUI), Florence (2010-2012)
Max Weber Fellow, European University Institute (EUI), Florence (2009-2010)
Postdoctoral Researcher, Inst. for Sociology and Empirical Social Research, Vienna University of Economics (2008-2009)
Visiting researcher, Helsinki University (2001)
Visiting researcher, Helsinki University (1999)

Education / Qualifications
Doctoral studies in Sociology (DPhil), Nuffield College, Oxford University (2002-2007)
Degree study programme Sociology, University of Vienna (1996-2001)

Main areas of research
Social stratification and social inequality, education and social mobility, work & employment,  family sociology, age & ageing societies, well-being/health, life course, quantitative methods










Schmidt, A. E. (Author), Stumpfl, S. (Author), Rodrigues, R. (Author), Simmons, C. (Author), & Steiber, N. (Author). (2021). Eingeschränkte Gesundheitsversorgung in Zeiten der Pandemie. Web publication, Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS). https://inprogress.ihs.ac.at/eingeschraenkte-gesundheitsversorgung-in-zeiten-der-pandemie/


Liedl, B., & Steiber, N. (2021). Einstellungen zum Sozialstaat im Verlauf der COVID-19 Pandemie. Materialien zu Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft : Working Paper-Reihe der AK Wien No. 223 https://bit.ly/3yN6pTy




Steiber, N. (2021). Die COVID-19 Gesundheits- und Arbeitsmarktkrise und ihre Auswirkungen auf die Bevölkerung. Materialien zu Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft : Working Paper-Reihe der AK Wien No. 211 https://bit.ly/3kURQZj

Liedl, B., Molitor, P., & Steiber, N. (2021). Einstellungen zum Sozialstaat in der COVID-19 Gesundheits- und Arbeitsmarktkrise. Materialien zu Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft : Working Paper-Reihe der AK Wien No. 210 https://bit.ly/3zOzShk



Scarring dreams? Young people’s vocational aspirations and expectations during and after unemployment

Monika Mühlböck (Speaker), Fabian Kalleitner (Contributor), Nadia Steiber (Contributor) & Bernhard Kittel (Contributor)

27 Sep 202128 Sep 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Die Auswirkungen der COVID-19 Pandemie auf die elterliche Erwerbssituation und die finanzielle Lage von Familien in Österreich

Christina Siegert (Speaker) & Nadia Steiber (Speaker)

24 Aug 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on working conditions and job quality in Austria

Nadia Steiber (Speaker)

3 Mar 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Occupational Covid-19 hazard in Austria: Are women really more exposed?

Nadia Steiber (Speaker) & Raya Muttarak (Speaker)

2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Fast Track to Employment? How Asylum Process Durations Affect Labour Market Outcomes of Refugees

Nadia Steiber (Speaker), Stefan Vogtenhuber (Speaker) & Andrea Leitner (Speaker)

12 Sep 201914 Sep 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Human Capital and the Employment Outcomes of Refugees in Austria: Evidence on Gendered Effects of Education and Source Country Characteristics

Nadia Steiber (Speaker), Stefan Vogtenhuber (Speaker) & Andrea Leitner (Speaker)

23 Jun 201928 Jun 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Man ist immer nur so alt wie man sich fühlt: Subjektives Alter als Gesundheitsindikator

Nadia Steiber (Speaker)

12 Oct 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Handgrip Strength and Remaining Years of Life: Defining a Threshold Below Which a Weak Grip Starts to Substantially Increase Mortality Risks

Nadia Steiber (Speaker) & Sergei Scherbov (Speaker)

11 Jul 201814 Jul 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Intergenerational Social Mobility and Health across the Life Course: Does the Long Arm of Childhood Conditions Become Visible Only in Later Life?

Nadia Steiber (Speaker)

6 Jun 20189 Jun 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Raschere Arbeitsmarktintegration durch Information und Reflexion? Ein Feldexperiment auf Basis des „Nudge“-Ansatzes

Nadia Steiber (Speaker), Monika Mühlböck (Speaker) & Bernhard Kittel (Speaker)

5 Apr 20186 Apr 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science



Junge Arbeitslose in Wien. Teilnahme und Nichtteilnahme an Maßnahmen der aktiven Arbeitsmarktpolitik

Nadia Steiber (Speaker), Stefan Vogtenhuber (Speaker), Monika Mühlböck (Speaker) & Bernhard Kittel (Speaker)

20 Apr 201721 Apr 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science



Wie erreicht man die Unerreichbaren? Eine Panelstudie unter jungen Arbeitslosen in Österreich

Nadia Steiber (Speaker), Monika Mühlböck (Speaker) & Bernhard Kittel (Speaker)

11 Nov 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


The Age, Period and Cohort Dimension of Attitudes toward Migration

Nadia Steiber (Speaker) & Erich Striessnig (Speaker)

3 Nov 20165 Nov 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


The Age, Period and Cohort Dimension of Attitudes toward Migration

Nadia Steiber (Speaker) & Erich Striessnig (Speaker)

12 Sep 201614 Sep 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Perceived employability among young unemployed: The effect of (further) education

Nadia Steiber (Speaker), Monika Mühlböck (Speaker) & Bernhard Kittel (Speaker)

29 Aug 201631 Aug 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science



Smarter Every Day: The Deceleration of Population Aging in Terms of Cognition (Conference Paper together with Valeria Bordone & Sergei Scherbov)

Nadia Steiber (Speaker)

27 Jul 201530 Jul 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther




Age and Cognitive Skills. First Results from the OECD Survey of Adult Skills

Nadia Steiber (Speaker)

20 Feb 2014

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Wirtschaftskrise, Arbeitsqualität und soziale Integration

Nadia Steiber (Speaker)

24 Oct 2013

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Disentangling the Education Effect on Women’s Employment

Nadia Steiber (Speaker)

28 Aug 201331 Aug 2013

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Economic Downturn and Work Motivation

Nadia Steiber (Speaker)

16 May 201318 May 2013

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Economic Downturn and Work Motivation

Nadia Steiber (Speaker)

21 Jan 2013

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Pushed out of the Labour Market? Actual and Preferred Retirement Ages in Europe

Nadia Steiber (Speaker)

14 Sep 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


The Determinants and Consequences of Involuntary Retirement in Europe

Nadia Steiber (Speaker)

14 Jun 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Department of Sociology

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Rooseveltplatz 2
1090 Wien
Room: R.205

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nadia.steiber@univie.ac.at