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.



Assessing Migration Patterns in Latin America by Combining Traditional and Digital Trace Data Sources Projects details
Modeling and Analysis of Migration and Mobility among Scholars Projects details
Temporal Effects in Migration Measurement: Evidence from Geo-Referenced Digital Trace Data Projects details

MPIDR Publications

Recent All

Akbaritabar, A.:
SSRN research paper series 4311832. unpublished. (2023)    
Şanlitürk, A. E.; Zagheni, E.; Dańko, M. J.; Theile, T.; Akbaritabar, A.:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 120:4, e2217937120–e2217937120. (2023)    
Zhao, X.; Akbaritabar, A.; Kashyap, R.; Zagheni, E.:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 120:10, e2214664120–e2214664120. (2023)    
Akbaritabar, A.; Stephen, D.; Squazzoni, F.:
Journal of Informetrics 16:2, 101258–101258. (2022)
Castro Torres, A. F.; Akbaritabar, A.:
arXiv e-prints 2208.05373. unpublished. (2022)    

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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