Patrick Sabourin




Patrick Sabourin holds a bachelor of electrical engineering and a master's degree in biology, both from McGill University (Montréal, Canada). He has recently submitted his PhD thesis in demography at the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (Montréal, Canada). His doctoral research has focused on population dynamics and on the projection of populations according to language and ethno-cultural characteristics. His research interests also include microsimulation, immigration and integration, as well as the application of projection techniques in solving problems of historical demography. Mr. Sabourin joined IIASA in 2016 as a member of the new JRC-IIASA Centre of Expertise on Population and Migration.

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Affiliation: IIASA
Phone: +43 2236 807 523

The Wittgenstein Centre aspires to be a world leader in the advancement of demographic methods and their application to the analysis of human capital and population dynamics. It is a collaboration among the World Population Program of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), the Vienna Institute of Demography of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (VID/ÖAW) and the Demography Group and the Research Institute on Human Capital and Development of the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU).

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