James Raymer is a Professor of Demography at the Australian National University (ANU). His research focuses on developing innovative methodologies and analytical frameworks to study demographic processes. He is especially interested in studying migration in instances where data are inadequate or missing, and has engaged in many interdisciplinary and international research collaborations on topics ranging from statistical estimation of migration flows to population forecasting. His migration research includes both internal migration (in Australia, England and Wales, Italy, USA) and international migration (among countries in Europe and the Asia Pacific). His current research focuses on developing methods for estimating international migration flows in the Asia Pacific region and small area projections in Australia. For the past two years, he has been an active participant in the United Nations’ Expert Group on Migration Statistics.