Internal migration has a strong impact on population redistribution, and plays a significant role in social cohesion. In Italy, the foreign population is a mosaic made up of minorities with different demographic characteristics. The aim of this study is to unveil, by means of a gravity model and using data from the Italian population register from 2014 to 2017, significant differences between national and foreign citizens’ inter-provincial migration patterns. Some migrants, such as the Ukrainian citizens, follow a process of spatial assimilation while others, as in the case of Chinese citizens, respond to the call of migration networks. The role played by the distance of the inter-provincial migration in making these moves is also different, and varies from citizenship to citizenship: Indians and Albanians are more willing to travel longer distances; conversely, Romanians and Ukrainians frequently opt for shorter moves.
Casacchia, O., Reynaud, C., Strozza, S., & Tucci, E. (2021). Internal migration patterns of foreign citizens in Italy. INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION [10.1111/imig.12946].
|Titolo:||Internal migration patterns of foreign citizens in Italy|
REYNAUD, Cecilia (Corresponding)
|Data di pubblicazione:||2021|
|Citazione:||Casacchia, O., Reynaud, C., Strozza, S., & Tucci, E. (2021). Internal migration patterns of foreign citizens in Italy. INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION [10.1111/imig.12946].|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|