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Motives for internal migration in Russia: what has changed in recent years?

Elena Vakulenko ()

Applied Econometrics, 2019, vol. 55, 113-138

Abstract: This article is devoted to the study of factors of interregional migration of the population in Russia. The analysis is carried out the data on migration of 2011–2016, collected by Rosstat under the new rules of statistical accounting, which led to a doubling of the volume of internal migration. The results show that motives for modern internal migrants in Russia are changed with comparison with results before 2011. For modern migrants, regional economic factors such as average per capita incomes and housing market indicators are not so much important, as the indicators of quality of life, infrastructure and ecology. Poor regions don’t participate in intensive migration: migrants don’t want to move to poor regions and don’t leave them. Resource regions have become less attractive. Moving motives for modern migrants are more associated with indicators of the origin region. The most intensive migration occurs mainly between regions with similar in quality factors and the standards of living.

Keywords: internal migration; Russian regions; poverty level; gravity model; factors of migration; interregional differentiation (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C51 J61 R23 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2019
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