Digital and Computational Demography

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Linking Social Stratification and Geographic Mobility through Geo-Referenced Data Collected via a Smartphone Application

Jorge Cimentada, Emilio Zagheni; in Collaboration with John Palmer, Jonathan Kent (both: Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain)

Using survey data and geo-referenced mobility traces in several cities around the world, this project aims to better understand how the interplay between social class, within-city migration, gender dynamics, and the structure of cities generates and amplifies inequality.  Detailed Description

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Internal Migration, Housing, Urbanisation, Migration

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