Research Scientist and Deputy Head - Training

Aliakbar Akbaritabar

Laboratory of Migration and Mobility

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Aliakbar Akbaritabar (Ali) is a computational social scientist with a background in sociology. 

He joined MPIDR from the German Centre for Higher Education Research and Science Studies (DZHW) and German Competence Centre for Bibliometrics.

Ali holds a PhD in economic sociology and labor studies from the University of Milan, and a PhD in sociology (social welfare) from the Allameh Tabataba'i University of Tehran. His work focuses on themes related (but not limited) to science of science, scholarly migrationsocial networkscollaboration networks, and computational social science. He looks forward to collaborate on research ideas close to these themes, using computational tools and techniques to answer social scientific questions. He is @akbaritabar on Twitter.

Here you could read more on how we re-purpose bibliometric data to answer social science and demographic questions.



Migration and Mobility of Scholars Projects details
Scholarly Migration Database Projects details
Trends and Disparities in Patterns of Scientific Knowledge Production Projects details

MPIDR Publications

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Abdi Nur, A.; Akbaritabar, A.; Vignau Loria, M.; Coolman, N.; Fan, X.; Curran, S.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2023-027. (2023)    
Akbaritabar, A.:
SSRN research paper series 4311832. unpublished. (2023)    
Akbaritabar, A.; Castro Torres, A. F.; Larivière, V.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2023-029. (2023)    
Akbaritabar, A.; Dańko, M. J.; Zhao, X.; Zagheni, E.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2023-038. (2023)    
Akbaritabar, A.; Theile, T.; Zagheni, E.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2023-018. (2023)    

Other Publications

Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Squazzoni, Flaminio:
Science, Technology, & Human Values. (2020)
Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Traag, A., Vincent, Caimo, Alberto, Squazzoni, Flaminio:
Scientometrics 124, 2361–2382 (2020)
Akbaritabar, Aliakbar, Casnici, Niccolo, Squazzoni, Flaminio:
Scientometrics 114, 859–882 (2018)

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