News

  • 3 November 2022: Presented ‘Racial Disparities in Infant Outcomes: insights from, and for, formal demography’ at the Social Demography Seminar Series at Harvard’s Center for Population and Development Studies. A copy of the slides is here.
  • 1 November 2022 On 23-25 February I’ll be teaching a short course on ‘Extracting, Manipulating and Analyzing Social Media Data’, run through Code Horizons.
  • 12 September 2022: New paper in Demography with Leontine Alkema discussing a Bayesian cohort component projection model for use in data-sparse settings.
  • 7 September 2022: The Formal Demography Working Group is back on 30 September 2022.
  • 13 July 2022: A workshop on Bayesian Methods for Social Sciences in happening in Paris in October. Registration is free but required. I’ll be talking about jointly estimating subnational mortality for multiple populations.
  • 1 June 2022: Excited to be a mentor for the Population and Social Data Science Summer Incubator Program at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research.
  • 26 May 2022: Presented at the Stellar Stats Workshop on jointly estimating subnational mortality for multiple populations. Slides are here.
  • 29 April 2022: Gave a workshop on non-traditional data sources in demography. Materials are here.
  • 18 April 2022: New pre-print on decomposing dimensions of mortality inequality.
  • 1 April 2022: Excited to be one of the new Associate Editors of Demographic Research.
  • 7 March 2022: New paper out in the International Statistical Review, led by Herb Susmann, on Temporal Models for Demographic and Global Health Outcomes in Multiple Populations.
  • 4 March 2022:New paper out in Demography with Leslie Root on the competing effects on the average age of infant death.
  • 1 February 2022: New MPIDR working paper, led by Michael Chong, on identifying and correcting bias in big crowd-sourced online genealogies.