Multidimensional Demographic Modeling Research Group
Population and Just Societies
BiographyMiguel Gonzalez-Leonardo is a research scholar in the Multidimensional Demographic Modeling Research Group of the IIASA Population and Just Societies Program where he works on the European projects 'Quantify Migration Scenarios for Better Policy' and 'Future Migration Scenarios for Europe'. His research focuses on internal migration, human capital mobility, and population decline.
Prior to joining IIASA, he was a pre-doctoral researcher at the Centre for Demographic Studies (CED) in Spain with an FI competitive grant. He also worked as a research assistant and adjunct professor in the Department of Geography at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), Spain.
Gonzalez-Leonardo holds a PhD in Demography from the CED and UAB and participated in the European Doctoral School of Demography (EDSD) from 2019 to 2020. During his doctoral studies, he was involved in one European and three Spanish projects. He also participated in research stays at the Laboratory of Digital and Computational Demography of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Germany and at the Geographic Data Science Lab of the Department of Geography and Planning at the University of Liverpool in the UK.
Last update: 11 APR 2022
González-Leonardo, M., Potančoková, M. , Yildiz, D. , & Rowe, F. (2023). Quantifying the impact of COVID-19 on immigration in receiving high-income countries. PLOS ONE 18 (1) e0280324. 10.1371/journal.pone.0280324.
González-Leonardo, M., Newsham, N., & Rowe, F. (2023). Understanding Population Decline Trajectories in Spain using Sequence Analysis. Geographical Analysis 10.1111/gean.12357.
Gonzalez-Leonardo, M., Rowe, F., & Fresolone-Caparrós, A. (2022). Rural revival? The rise in internal migration to rural areas during the COVID-19 pandemic. Who moved and where? Journal of Rural Studies 96 332-342. 10.1016/j.jrurstud.2022.11.006.
Gonzalez-Leonardo, M. & Spijker, J. (2022). The impact of Covid-19 on demographic components in Spain, 2020–31: A scenario approach. Population Studies 1-17. 10.1080/00324728.2022.2138521.
Gonzalez-Leonardo, M. & Rowe, F. (2022). Visualizing the impact of COVID-19 on internal and international migration in the Spanish provinces. Regional Studies, Regional Science 9 (1) 600-602. 10.1080/21681376.2022.2125824.