Dilek Yildiz is a post-doctoral researcher at the VID. She has recently completed her PhD on “Combining administrative data sources to estimate population counts” at University of Southampton, Department of Social Statistics and Demography. Previously, she worked as a teaching assistant and as a researcher at University of Southampton. She also worked at various stages of Turkey Demographic and Health Survey-2008, and as a research assistant at Hacettepe University where she also completed her MSc in Economic and Social Demography. Her current research interests are in statistical demography with a focus on Bayesian population projections and population count estimates, and investigating on the use of big data sources.

Areas of Expertise

  • Statistical demography
  • Population size estimation
  • Log-linear modelling

Research Areas

Curriculum Vitae

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Affiliation: IIASA, VID/ÖAW
E-Mail: yildiz(at)iiasa.ac.at; dilek.yildiz(at)oeaw.ac.at
Phone: +43 2236 807 424 (IIASA), +43 1 31336 7703 (ÖAW)

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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