Monthly Training Webinars on Research Data: Sources, Tools and Applications
10. Understanding Mobility in Time and Space
Shuming Bao1 and Tao Hu2
1China Data Institute & Future Data Lab
2Center for Geographic Analysis, Harvard University
11:00AM-12:00PM, Thursday, June 17, 2021 (US Eastern Time)
Abstract: This webinar will discuss available mobility data for spatial studies, including intra and inter-region migration data from China population censuses and human mobility data from different big data sources. This webinar will discuss the following topics: (1) data sources, collection, category, definition, and interpretation; (2) alternative data sources; (3) comparison of the difference between the US and China data; (4) discussions of pros and cons; (5) workflow-based data analysis case studies based on published papers.