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KNOWLEDGE FOR POLICY

Knowledge Centre on Migration and Demography

Deepening our understanding of opportunities and challenges related to demographic change, migration and mobility.

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Innovative data and modelling

To develop methodologies for the responsible and ethical use of innovative data sources to inform migration and demographic policies.

Brief me

 

Innovative data refers to new forms of data generated from non-traditional sources, such as internet, Mobile Network Operators, social media platforms.

They can offer timely information complementing official statistics and can be used in forecasting, now-casting and scenario-building activities.

 

Subtopics:

  • Use of timely Big data to complement official statistics
  • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
  • Ethics and privacy issues on the use of big data containing personal data
  • Human mobility
  • Public-private partnership, data 4 good
  • Migration now-casting and forecasting

 

To develop methodologies for the responsible and ethical use of innovative data sources to inform migration and demographic policies.

  • Research and development of state-of-the-art methods for improving migration and demographic data using innovative data sources.
  • Development of Visualization platforms to facilitate discovery and access and analysis of migration and demographic data.
  • International collaborations to foster the responsible and ethical use of innovative data sources to inform migration and demographic policies.

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