The main goal of the course is to provide specialized knowledge to students who have the basic knowledge in population analysis and are interested in deepening the analysis of geographical mobility and the evaluation of its direct effects on policy design.
The course consists of 13 lectures covering the major scientific fields of human mobility:
01 Introduction on population mobility
02 Theoretical approaches to geographical mobility (I)
03 Theoretical approaches to geographical mobility (II)
04 The main effects of mobility on population distribution and its demographic structures
05 Sources and data for the study of migratory flows
06 Direct and indirect assessment of migratory flows
07 Probability tables for the study of geographical mobility
08 Construction and analysis of input-output tables
09 Gravity models for human mobility
10 International migration: Refugees and immigrants / old and new migratory flows
11 External migration and internal movements in Greece
12 New forms of mobility in Greece
13 Presentation / Commentary / Discussion with working groups
The students are evaluated for their final projects as well as their active participation in the course.
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