Evading terror? Terror Attacks and Internal Migration in Israel
Johanna von Borstel (),
Tom Gobien and
Duncan Roth ()
ERSA conference papers from European Regional Science Association
This paper empirically analyses the relationship between terror incidents and internal migration in Israel. Using a newly created database of region-to-region migration flows for the years 1998-2012, the empirical model regresses the annual flow of migrants from an origin subdistrict to a destination subdistrict on measures of terror incidents in the origin and the destination, respectively. The results indicate that terror in the destination subdistrict acts as a deterrent to migration into that region, whereas we find no evidence in support of the hypothesis that terror brings about outmigration.
JEL-codes: D74 J61 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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