Digital and Computational Demography

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Modeling and Analysis of Migration and Mobility among Scholars

Samin Aref, Tom Theile, Emilio Zagheni; in Collaboration with Ebru Sanlitürk, Francesco Billari (both: Bocconi University, Milan, Italy), Andrea Miranda-González (University of California, Berkeley, USA), West Jevin (University of Washington, Seattle, USA), Alexander Subbotin (Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian Federation)

Digital trace data give us unprecedented opportunities for understanding patterns of mobility among scholars, testing existing migration theories and developing new ones. This project leverages large-scale bibliometric data to measure and model the migration of scholars on a global scale.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Education and Science, Internal Migration, Housing, Urbanisation, International Migration, Ethnic Minorities, Migration, Statistics and Mathematics

Region keywords:

Mexico, Russian Federation, United Kingdom, World


Miranda-González, A.; Aref, S.; Theile, T.; Zagheni, E.:
arXiv e-prints 2004.06539. submitted. (2020)    
Abel, G. L.; Muttarak, R.; Bordone, V.; Zagheni, E.:
European Journal of Population 35:3, 543–562. (2019)
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)    
Aref, S.; Zagheni, E.; West, J.:
In: Social Informatics 11th International Conference, SocInfo 2019, Doha, Qatar, November 18–21, 2019, Proceedings, 50–65. Cham: Springer. (2019)
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