Ulrike Famira-Mühlberger has been a research staff member in the WIFO Research Group "Labour Market, Income and Social Security"
since 2007. From October 2019, she will hold the position of Deputy Director of WIFO for two years with a focus on marketing
and public relations. Her work focusses on long-term care, the interfaces between the labour market and social affairs, and
the socioeconomic effects of ageing. Ulrike Famira-Mühlberger completed a PhD programme in Social and Political Sciences at
the European University Institute in Florence in 2004 and a doctorate in Economics at the Vienna University of Economics and
Business in 2002, where she also habilitated in Economics in 2010. Before joining WIFO, she worked for six years as a university
assistant at the Vienna University of Economics and Business in the field of labour economics, interrupted by research stays
at Harvard University, UC Berkeley, the University of Turin and the European University Institute.