migration.effectiveness: Migration Effectiveness Index

Description Usage Arguments Value References Examples

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Description

The Migration Effectiveness Index "measures the degree of (a)symmetry or (dis)equilibrium in the network of interregional migration flows":

MEI = 100\frac{ ∑_i |D_i - O_i| }{ ∑_i |D_i + O_i| }

where D_i is the total inflows to zone i and O_i is the total outflows from zone i.

Usage

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Arguments

m

migration matrix

Value

A number between 0 and 100 where the higher number shows an efficient mechanism of population redistribution.

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migration.indices documentation built on May 29, 2017, 8:43 p.m.