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From Migration Corridors to Clusters: The Value of Google+ Data for Migration Studies

This study's purpose was to explore the usefulness of social media data (in this case, that from Google+) in measuring migration.The paper highlights the ways in which innovative approaches are able to take advantage of the data revolution and, thus, address holes in existing traditional sources. Readers interested in this approach are also able to read the thorough explanation of the methodology and how result differ depending on the country. 

Link:

https://arxiv.org/pdf/1607.00421.pdf

Author(s):

Fabricio Benevenuto Johnnatan Messias Ingmar Weber Emilio Zagheni

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Status:

Free

Country:

Global

Region:

Global

Language:

English