JANDOVÁ, Monika and Tomáš PALETA. Gravity Models of Internal Migration – the Czech Case Study. Národohospodářský obzor. Masarykova univerzita, 2015, vol. 2015, No 01, p. 3-14. ISSN 1213-2446. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1515/revecp-2015-0008.
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Original name Gravity Models of Internal Migration – the Czech Case Study
Authors JANDOVÁ, Monika (203 Czech Republic, guarantor, belonging to the institution) and Tomáš PALETA (203 Czech Republic, belonging to the institution).
Edition Národohospodářský obzor, Masarykova univerzita, 2015, 1213-2446.
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Original language English
Type of outcome Article in a journal
Field of Study 50200 5.2 Economics and Business
Country of publisher Czech Republic
Confidentiality degree is not subject to a state or trade secret
RIV identification code RIV/00216224:14560/15:00082530
Organization unit Faculty of Economics and Administration
Doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/revecp-2015-0008
UT WoS 000446825000001
Keywords in English gravity model; internal migration; the Czech Republic; economic incentives
Tags International impact, Reviewed
Changed by Changed by: Mgr. Michal Petr, učo 65024. Changed: 12/8/2020 13:32.
In this paper, the models of internal migration flows between regions (NUTS 3) in the Czech Republic in time series from 1991 to 2012 are tested. The paper aims to find out how size, distance and economic variables explain migration flows between Czech regions. Several versions of an extended gravity model were used for testing, where economic factors which are frequently mentioned in literature on migration were used as regressors (i.e. average wage, registered unemployment rate, job vacancies and job vacancies per applicant). Internal migration flow is the dependent variable. In comparison to the pure gravity model, the extending of models with the economic variables improves the results of the models only slightly. The results show that the highest explanatory value of migration is given by models with rates of the variables tested.
MUNI/A/0781/2013, interní kód MUName: Regulace trhu dopravních služeb – modely, metody a aplikace (Acronym: ReDoS)
Investor: Masaryk University, Category A
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