human mobility

uncovering traveling patterns in cities

mobility patterns from cell phone data

In cooperation with ANET and NETI Lab I work with large scale cell phone datasets to understand how commuting patterns vary across firms, industries and regions. Technical report coming soon.

Example for human mobility trajectory
Home location of employees (example plant)

commuting in cities through twitter data

In multiple collaborative projects we use geolocated Twitter messages to track the mobility of thousands of users in US cities. We combine information on individual commuting with socio-economic and social network data to understand how mobility shapes social relationships of people from different communities. Working papers coming soon.

Estimating home/work location of twitter users (example)