In this international seminar, Dr. Jasper Tjaden will share some of his recent work using digital data sources for studying various aspects of migration including measuring international migration, irregular migration, vaccine uptake among migrants and mobility of elites. The presentation will highlight how digital data sources, such as Facebook and Google, and data collection tools, such as webscraping, can be used to study migration.
Since January 2021, Jasper Tjaden is Professor for Applied Social Research and Public Policy at the Economic and Social Science Department of the University of Potsdam, Germany. Before joining the University of Potsdam, he worked for the United Nations as data analytics coordinator for the International Organization for Migration’s Global Migration Data Analysis Centre. Read more here
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