Research Scientist

Jisu Kim

Jisu holds a Ph.D in Data Science from a joint program with Scuola Normale Superiore, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, IMT School for Advanced Studies, National Research Council of Italy (CNR), and University of Pisa.

She is currently a research scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) working on exploring and establishing novel methods to improve relevant statistics of international migration using big data. Her main research interests are on International (human) Migration, Computational Complex and Social Systems focused on Big Data analytics, Economic Networks, and Data Science.

She is also a member of the Complex Systems Society council since 2021.


Evaluating Immigrants’ Cultural Assimilation by Using Digital Trace Data Projects details
Sex and Gender Differences in Migration Patterns Projects details
Understanding Patterns of Immigrants’ Integration in Online Spaces Projects details

MPIDR Publications

Recent All

Sîrbu, A.; Goglia, D.; Kim, J.; Magos, Maximilian P.; Pollacci, L.; Spyratos, S.; Rossetti, G.; Iacus , S. M.:
Journal of Computational Social Science, 1–32. (2024)    
Tun Mendicuti, A.; Kim, J.; Mulder, C. H.:
In: WEBSCI '24: proceedings of the 16th ACM Web Science Conference, Stuttgart, Germany, 22-24 May 2024, 1–10. New York, NY: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). (2024)    
Anastasiadou, A.; Kim, J.; Şanlitürk, A. E.; de Valk, H.; Zagheni, E.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2023-039. (2023)    
Kashyap, R.; Rinderknecht, R. G.; Akbaritabar, A.; Alburez-Gutierrez, D.; Gil-Clavel, B. S.; Grow, A.; Kim, J.; Leasure, D. R.; Lohmann, S.; Negraia, D. V.; Perrotta, D.; Rampazzo, F.; Tsai, C.-J.; Verhagen, M. D.; Zagheni, E.; Zhao, X.:
In: Research handbook on digital sociology, 48–86. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing. (2023)
Kim, J.; Wang Sonne, S. E.; Garimella, K.; Grow, A.; Weber, I. G.; Zagheni, E.:
Migration Studies, 1–28. (2023)    

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