Andrea E. Schmidt

Research affiliate


DSc (Dr.rer.soc.oec) in Social Sciences and Economics, Vienna University of Economics and Business (Austria)


German (mother tongue), English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch


Stubenring 6
1010 Vienna



Policy choices in the design and financing of long-term care and health care systems, marketization of social services, equity effects of social and health policies, cross-border movements of patients and providers in health care, quality of welfare services, population ageing and intergenerational solidarity, successful implementation of health policies in developing countries


Waitzberg, R., Schmidt, A.E., Bluemel, M. et al. (2020).  Mapping variability in allocation of long-term care funds across payer agencies in OECD countriesHealth Policy, 124(5), 491-500.

Schmidt, A.E. (2018).  Older persons’ views on using cash-for-care allowances at the crossroads of gender, socio-economic status and care needs in ViennaSocial Policy & Administration, 52(3), 710-730.

Rodrigues, R., Ilinca, S., Schmidt, A.E. (2018). Income-rich and wealth-poor? The impact of measures of socio-economic status in the analysis of the distribution of long-term care use among older people. Health Economics, 27(3), 637-646.

Zaidi, A., Gasior, K., Zolyomi, E., Schmidt, A., Rodrigues, R. & Marin, B. (2017).  Measuring active ageing in Europe. Journal of European Social Policy, 27(2), 138-157.

Ilinca, S., Rodrigues, R. & Schmidt, A.E. (2017).  Fairness and eligibility to long-term care: an analysis of the factors driving inequality and inequity in the use of home care for older Europeans. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Special Issue “Key issues in current health research: ageing–health–equity”, 4(10), 1224.

Schmidt, A.E. (2017).  Analysing the importance of older people’s resources for the use of home care in a cash-for-care scheme: Evidence from Vienna. Health and Social Care in the Community, 25(2), 514-526.

Dickmann, P., Keeping, S., Doering, N., Schmidt, A.E. et al. (2017). MRSA and risk communication. Regulations, practices and policy approaches in five European countriesFrontiers in Public Health, 5, 44.

Schmidt, A.E., Ilinca, S., Schulmann, K., Rodrigues, R., Principi, A. et al. (2016). Fit for caring: factors associated with informal care provision by older caregivers with and without multimorbidityEuropean Journal of Ageing, 13, 103-113.