Identifying the relationship between the migration attractiveness of the European Union countries and their level of socio-economic development is investigated. An approach is proposed identify influences on migration socio-economic characteristics, by aggregating and reducing their diversity, and substantiating the cause-and-effect relationships of the studied phenomenon. A stable classification of countries scheme is developed according to the attractiveness of migration on aggregate factors, and then an econometric model of a binary choice using panel data for 2008-2010 was applying, quantifying the impact of aggregate designed factors on immigration and emigration.
Tikhomirova, Tatiana and Lebedeva, Yulia
"Statistical Modeling of Migration Attractiveness of the EU Member States,"
Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods:
2, Article 19.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/jmasm/vol14/iss2/19