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Dilek Yildiz

Research Scholar

Multidimensional Demographic Modeling Research Group

Population and Just Societies


Dilek Yildiz joined the World Population (POP) Program as a research scholar in July 2017. She completed her PhD on 'Combining administrative data sources to estimate population counts' at the University of Southampton, Department of Social Statistics and Demography, in 2016. Previously, she worked as a teaching assistant and as a researcher at the University of Southampton. She also worked at various stages of the Turkey Demographic and Health Survey-2008, and as a research assistant at Hacettepe University, where she also completed her MSc in Economic and Social Demography. Her current research interests are in statistical demography with a focus on Bayesian projections/reconstruction of multistate populations, population count estimates, and investigating on the use of big data sources. Dr. Yildiz has also been working as a post-doctoral researcher at the Vienna Institute of Demography since February 2016.

Last update: 15 JAN 2018