Digital and Computational Demography

At a Glance Projects Publications Team


Temporal Effects in Migration Measurement: Evidence from Geo-Referenced Digital Trace Data

Lee Fiorio, Emilio Zagheni, Guy Abel (Shanghai University, China), Johnathan Wayne Hill (University of Washington, USA), Gabriel Pestre (Data Population Alliance, USA), Emmanuel Letouzé (Data-Pop Alliance | MIT Media Lab, USA), Jixuan Cai (Chinese University of Hong Kong, China)

Geo-referenced digital trace data often provide detailed information about people’s movements. This project leverages the spatial and temporal granularity of such data to measure aggregate population flows at multiple time-scales.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Data and Surveys, Migration

Region keywords:

Europe, Senegal, USA

The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock is one of the leading demographic research centers in the world. It's part of the Max Planck Society, the internationally renowned German research society.