Digital and Computational Demography

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Evaluating Immigrants’ Cultural Assimilation Using Digital Trace Data

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

The cultural assimilation of immigrants is poorly understood, partially because appropriate data are missing. We use digital trace data and a novel intergenerational survey with respondents selectively recruited via Facebook advertisements to shed new light on patterns of cultural assimilation.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Culture, Data and Surveys, Migration

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Alburez-Gutierrez, D.; Aref, S.; Gil-Clavel, B. S.; Grow, A.; Negraia, D. V.; Zagheni, E.:
In: Smart statistics for smart applications : book of short papers SIS2019, 23–30. Pearson. (2019)    
Stewart, I. B.; Flores, R. D.; Riffe, T.; Weber, I. G.; Zagheni, E.:
In: Proceedings of the World Wide Web Conference WWW 2019: May 13-17, 2019, San Francisco, CA, USA, 3258–3264. New York: ACM. (2019)    
Dubois, A.; Zagheni, E.; Garimella, K.; Weber, I. G.:
In: 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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