The IOM Diaspora Mapping Toolkit analyses pros & cons for the use of big data and onomastics for Diaspora Mapping. It is based on field experience learned from several project conducted by The International Organization for Migration (IOM) using NamSor technology. One particular case study cited in the report is Skills Mapping Through Big Data: A case study of Armenian diaspora in the United States of America and France
NamSor was accepted to participate to the European Commission Data Challenge on Integration of Migrants in Cities (D4I). The aim of the D4I is to stimulate research on various aspects of the integration of migrants at local level.
A new research by Elsevier used NamSor Gender API along with other methods, to provide an analysis of research performance through
Behavioural finance: can you play a foreign investor’s biases towards your goals? Diasporas have a positive impact on trade and foreign investment, but it is critical to engage them in a targeted manner and make sure any “behavioural biases” will work in the favour of investing in YOUR country.
NamePrism is a nationality classification web service for research in sociology, linguistics, and biomedical applications. It is further described in
A new paper published in the Global Journal of Enterprise Information System explores how social media analysis can be applied to
Yvonne Mburu is a scientist from Kenya and founder of Med in Africa. She wants to create a global network of African scientists and health professionals to tackle the cultural biases that affect the visibility of African science.
LinkedIn has become the largest professional network, globally. It is a rich source of data for social researchers working on
Last year, we presented NamSor ethnic name classification software at University of California, Los Angeles, UCLA Diaspora Lab Day. Watch the demo video.
Top 20 baby names of Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire). We’re working hard to make NamSor the best API to process African names, both for Gender studies as well as Diaspora studies.
We’re at Paris Airshow ‘Le Bourget’ and many investment promotion agencies are there too, looking at attracting FDI. Global networks can help.