Featuring talk by Professor Jakub Bijak (University of Southampton)
Jakub Bijak works as Professor of Statistical Demography at the University of Southampton, UK. He has PhD in economics, with specialisation in demography, obtained from the Warsaw School of Economics, and nearly 20 years of work experience in academia and international civil service. His research focuses on population and migration models and forecasts, demographic uncertainty, and the demography of armed conflict. For his work on migration modelling, he has been awarded the Allianz European Demographer Award (2015) and the Jerzy Z Holzer Medal (2007). Leader of a European Research Council project “Bayesian Agent-based Population Studies” (2017-22, www.baps-project.eu), developing innovative simulation models of migration, and a Horizon 2020 project “QuantMig: Quantifying Migration Scenarios for Better Policy” (2020-23, www.quantmig.eu), focused on migration uncertainty, scenarios and forecasting. Editor-in-Chief of Demographic Research (2018-24).
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