Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Population Research Discovery Seminars

How Does Big Data Contribute to Improved Demographic Knowledge?

Patrick Gerland, Chief of Mortality Section, Population Division, United Nations

Thomas LeGrand, Department of Demography, University of Montreal

Adrian Raftery, Department of Sociology & Department of Statistics, University of Washington

Emilio Zagheni, Department of Sociology & eSciences Institute, University of Washington

11/18/2016
12:30-1:30 PM PT
121 Raitt Hall

Join us for a provocative panel discussion among leading demographers about the opportunities and pitfalls of big data for improving population health knowledge.


Patrick Gerland, Chief of Mortality Section, Population Division, United Nations

Thomas LeGrand, Department of Demography, University of Montreal

Adrian Raftery, Department of Sociology & Department of Statistics, University of Washington

Emilio Zagheni, Department of Sociology & eSciences Institute, University of Washington