Digital and Computational Demography


Evaluating Immigrants’ Cultural Assimilation Using Digital Trace Data

André Grow, Emilio Zagheni, Ian B. Stewart, Ingmar Weber; in Collaboration with René Flores D. (University of Chicago, USA), Kiran Garimella (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA), Antoine Dubois (Aalto University, Finland)

Although assimilation of immigrants into host societies has important consequences, cultural assimilation remains poorly understood, partially because appropriate data is lacking. Using digital trace data and novel methods, this project sheds new light on patterns of cultural assimilation.Detailed description

Research keywords: Migration; Culture; Data and Surveys

Region keywords: USA


Dubois, A.; Zagheni, E.; Garimella, K.; Weber, I.:
In: Staab, S.; Koltsova, O.; Ignatov, D. I. (Eds.): Social Informatics: 10th International Conference, SocInfo 2018, St. Petersburg, Russia, September 25-28, 2018, Proceedings, Part II, 51-60. Cham: Springer (2018).

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