Session 191:
Big Data for Demographic Research

Saturday, May 3
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Salons C-D
4th Floor

Discussant: Emilio Zagheni, Queens College, City University of New York (CUNY)
Chair: Bogdan State, Stanford University

  1. Big Microdata from the U.S. CensusSteven Ruggles, University of Minnesota; Catherine A. Fitch, University of Minnesota; Matthew Sobek, University of Minnesota

  2. Segregation and “Silent Separation”: Using Large-Scale Network Data to Model the Determinants of Ethnic SegregationJoshua E. Blumenstock, University of Washington; Ott Toomet, University of Tartu

  3. Measurement of Human Mobility Using Cell Phone Data: Developing Big Data for Demographic ScienceNathalie Williams, University of Washington; Timothy Thomas, University of Washington; Matt Dunbar, University of Washington; Nathan Eagle, Harvard University; Adrian Dobra, University of Washington

  4. Netnography and Demography: Mining Internet Discussion Forums on Migration and CitizenshipPablo Mateos, CIESAS and University College London; Jorge Durand, Universidad de Guadalajara

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