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Guy Abel

Research Scholar

Migration and Sustainable Development Research Group

Population and Just Societies Program


Guy Abel joined the IIASA World Population (POP) Program as a Research Scholar in November 2011. His research focuses on techniques for estimating migration patterns and applying statistical methods to better forecast components of population change. He is also the leader of the International Migration research group at the Asian Demographic Research Institute and Professor in the School of Sociology and Political Sciences at Shanghai University. He received China's National 1000 Expert Award for Young Professionals in 2017 and Shanghai's 1000 Foreign Expert Award in 2015.

Previously he worked at the Vienna Institute of Demography, the ESRC Centre for Population Change and S3RI at the University of Southampton.

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Last update: 13 MAY 2020