- Primary position:
- Professor in Demography
I joined the University in 2004 after completing my PhD in the Department of Geography at the University of Colorado at Boulder in the United States.
The University of Southampton's electronic library (e-prints)
My main research interests are migration and population modelling in the context of inadequate or missing data. I currently lead the dynamic population modelling theme within the ESRC Research Centre for Population Change.
Other projects I have led:
Conceptual framework for UK population and migration statistics, commissioned by the Office for National Statistics, May 2011-March 2012.
Improving estimates of migration flows for Eurostat, commissioned by the Office for National Statistics, January-March 2011.
IMEM: Integrated Modelling of European Migration, funded by the New Opportunities for Research Funding Agency Co-operation in Europe (NORFACE), November 2009-April 2012.
Combining migration data in England and Wales, funded by the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC), February 2008-July 2009.
The Care Life Cycle: Responding to the health and social care needs of an ageing society project, funded by Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), January 2010-December 2014.
MIMOSA: MIgration MOdelling for Statistical Analyses, coordinated by the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Instituted (NIDI) and funded by the European Commission / Eurostat, January 2007-December 2009.
BSc Population Sciences Coordinator, 2007-2010
I currently teach the Population Analysis II module in the BSc Population Sciences programme and the Population Projections module in the MSc Demography programme. In the past, I have taught modules on Migration, Introduction to Demographic Methods and Population and the Environment.
My current PhD students are Neil Bailey, George Disney, Rebecca Newell, and Dilek Yildez.
Dr James Raymer
Social Statistics & Demography
University of Southampton
Room Number: 58/3029
Telephone: (023) 8059 2935