DPA Presents Hands-On OPAL Workshop at HumMingBird Conference in Turkey

Nov 23 2022 News

DPA Presents Hands-On OPAL Workshop at HumMingBird Conference in Turkey Share DPA Director Emmanuel Letouzé and Data Scientists Yasmine Hamdar and Enrique Bonilla attended the HumMingBird Project’s expert workshop titled, “Making the Most of Mobile Phone Data to Map Migration”, held on November 17th and 18th in Istanbul, Turkey. HumMingBird, whose motto is “enhanced migration measures from a multidimensional perspective,” … Read More

LWL #23 Harnessing Big Data for Mobility and Migration

Ariana Carballido, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Sara Ortiz Dec 18 2020 Blog

LINKS WE LIKE #23 Harnessing Big Data for Mobility and Migration In 2019, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) estimated that the number of migrants worldwide had reached 272 million, a figure that has tripled since 1970. Though most of these migrants fled their countries searching for better job opportunities, about 26 million people have been driven away from their … Read More

Big Data and Migration, Part 1

Emmanuel Letouzé Feb 09 2016 Blog

This is the first in a series of blog posts on our ongoing work exploring the applications and implications of Big Data and migration. People have always been on the move—whether to seek refuge from war and persecution, find jobs and create businesses, flee in the aftermath of natural disasters, or get a degree somewhere else. From country to city, … Read More