Welcome to my webpage
I am a Research Scientist and Research Area Chair in the Laboratory of Digital and Computational Demography at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research. My current research interests lie in agent-based computational modeling, family sociology, social stratification, and digital demography. You can learn more about my current research activities here.
News and upcoming events
I am organizing the session "Leveraging New Digital Data Sources to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic" at the virtual 2021 Population Association of America Annual Meeting.
I will present the paper "Assessing the Reliability of Facebook's Advertising Data for Use in Demographic Research" at the virtual 2021 Population Association of America Annual Meeting.
I will present the paper "The Gender Gap Reversal in Educational Attainment and Age Differences in Marital and Non-Marital Unions Across Europe" at the virtual 2021 Population Association of America Annual Meeting.
In April 2021, I will give a talk in the colloquium series of the Demography Unit at Stockholm University, Sweden.
In April 2021, I will give a talk on Digital Demography at the Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.
In May 2021, I will give a talk on agent-based computational modelling at the 28th Annual PRI Sponsored Demography Graduate Student Methods Workshop at the Social Science Research Institute of Pennsylvania State University, USA.
In September 2021, I will give a talk on the use of Facebook for survey sampling at the Summer School in Social Statistics, organized by the University of Padova and the University of Bozen, Italy.
I have joined the editorial board of The Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation.