Ulrike Famira-Mühlberger has been an economist 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.