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Samir KC

Project Leader

Samir KC is Project Leader of “Modelling Human Capital Formation” at the Vienna based Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA).

His current research focuses on the projection of population by various levels of disaggregation including education and health and developing and applying multi-state population models in demographic analysis and projections.

He has published in “Science” on “Global Human Capital: Integrating Population and Education and co-edited “World Population and Human Capital in the 21st Century” (Oxford University Press).

He has also joined Shanghai University as a Professor to establish a new Asian demographic institute and will lead a group on human capital formation. He is also a co-creator of the demographic tool

Articles by Samir KC

Population: How Many People Will Live in Africa in 2100?

Africa’s population may only rise to some 2.6 billion as opposed to UN’s projection of more than 4 billion by 2100

October 11, 2015