Seitlicher Blick auf das D4 Gebäude.

2022-08-23 Workshop on Migration Modelling and Climate Change Research

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This workshop brings together an interdisciplinary group of researchers to discuss work in progress on migration modelling and the interaction between population mobility dynamics and environmental change.

When? August 23, 2022

Where? Vienna University of Economics and Business, D4 Building, Room D4.2.008

10:00 – 10:45Gregor Zens (Bocconi University)A probabilistic model of forced
displacement flows
10:45 – 11:30Jesus Crespo Cuaresma (WU Vienna, IIASA)Dealing with zeros in gravity models for
global migration forecasting
11:30 – 12:00Coffee break 
12:00 – 12:45Raya Muttarak (University of Bologna)Climate change, desertification and
internal migration: Evidence from global
census data
12:45 – 14:00Lunch break 
14:00 – 14:45Lisa Thalheimer (Princeton University)Large weather and conflict effects on
internally displaced people in Somalia
14:45 – 15:30Nicolas Choquette-Levy (Princeton University)Situating migration in smallholder
farmers' climate adaptation portfolios

If you are interested in participating in the workshop, please register by sending an email to by Friday, August 19. There is limited capacity, so registration will be on a first-comefirst-served basis. This workshop is organized as part of the networking and outreach activities within the eXplore!Project.