Director; Head of the Laboratory of Digital and Computational Demography

Emilio Zagheni

Laboratory of Digital and Computational Demography

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Emilio Zagheni is Director of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) and Affiliate Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Washington, where he served as Training Director of the Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology. He received his Ph.D. in Demography (2010) and M.A. in Statistics (2008) from U.C. Berkeley. Zagheni is best known for his work on combining digital trace data and traditional sources to track and understand migrations and to advance population science. In 2016 he received the Trailblazer Award for Demographic Analysis from the European Association for Population Studies for his role in developing the field of Digital and Computational Demography. As co-chair of the Digital Demography Panel of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, he has played a key role in favoring collaboration and exchange between demographers, statisticians and computational social scientists.

 

 

MPIDR Publications

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Zagheni, E.; Weber, I. G.:
In: Proceedings of ACM WebSci 2012, June 22-24, 2012, Evanston, Illinois, USA, 497–506. New York, NY: ACM. (2012)
Zagheni, E.:
Population and Development Review 37:4, 761–783. (2011)
Alexander, M.; Polimis, K.; Zagheni, E.:
Population and Development Review 45:3, 617–630. (2019)    
Cesare, N.; Lee, H.; McCormick, T.; Spiro, E.; Zagheni, E.:
Demography 55:5, 1979–1999. (2018)

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