Migration and Sustainable Development Research Group
Population and Just Societies
BiographyGuy 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.
Last update: 13 MAY 2020
Heo, N., Chang, H.-C., & Abel, G. (2023). Investigating the distribution of university alumni populations within South Korea and Taiwan based on data from the LinkedIn advertising platform. Cities 137 e104315. 10.1016/j.cities.2023.104315.
Abel, G. & Yildiz, D. (2022). Closing disparities between European sending and receiving international migration flow data. Regional Studies, Regional Science 9 (1) 523-525. 10.1080/21681376.2022.2096478.
Abel, G. & Cohen, J. (2022). Bilateral international migration flow estimates updated and refined by sex. Scientific Data 9 (1) e173. 10.1038/s41597-022-01271-z.
Abel, G. , Muttarak, R. , & Stephany, F. (2022). Climatic Shocks and Internal Migration : Evidence from 442 Million Personal Records in 64 Countries. World Bank Group
Muttarak, R. , Abel, G. , Crespo Cuaresma, J., & Brottrager, M. (2021). Recent progress and future directions for research related to migration and conflict. Global Environmental Change 71 e102401. 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2021.102401.