A spatio-temporal analysis of migration rates in the Emilia-Romagna Region

MAZZOCCHETTI, ANGELINA; Statistics Bureau-Emilia-Romagna Region & GRECO, FEDELE; Department Of Statistics-University Of Bologna
Migration – the movement of people from one location to another on any geographic scale – affects both the areas of origin and of destination. The aim of the present analysis is to understand how municipalities’ net migration rates are influenced by the demographic structure of the population. The analysis is conducted on the 341 municipalities within the Emilia-Romagna Region of Italy, by means of a spatio-temporal Bayesian hierarchical model. The need to take account...