In this paper recently published in Demographic Research we look at what motivates people to migrate in three countries, the UK, Australia and Sweden. We are filling a research gap because few empirical studies examining the relationship between motives and migration distance exist. [Read More]
Upcoming talk in Italy
Here is the abstract for a talk I will be giving at the AGC meeting in L'Aquila
Scenario planning for population growth and infrastructure demand [Read More]
New Paper in the Journal of Information Technology and Politics
Estimating the outcome of UKs referendum on EU membership using e-petition data and machine learning algorithms
In our paper Estimating the outcome of UKs referendum on EU membership using e-petition data and machine learning algorithms recently published in the Journal of Information Technology and Politics, we use novel e-petition data and machine learning algorithms to estimate the Brexit leave vote percentage for UK parliamentary constituencies. [Read More]
Is transport infrastructure constraining growth?
Providing evidence for the National Infrastructure Assessment
On the 10th July, the National Infrastructure Commission published the National Impact Assessment (NIA). The NIA makes recommendations for how the infrastructure needs and priorities of the country should be addressed. Along with my colleage Andrew Smith, I developed a baseline projection for population and employment in UK cities and... [Read More]
Upcoming talk in Winchester
Here is the abstract which has been accepted for the BSPS conference in Winchester. This is a piece of work I have done with my colleauge Stephen Clark.
Using online e-petition data to estimate EU referendum results for UK Parliamentary Constituencies British Society for Population Studies, Winchester, 10 to 12 September 2018. [Read More]