Technological change, internal migration and the depopulation of rural areas

Project Lead: Rudolf Winter-Ebmer
Team: Karim Bekhtiar
Duration: September 2020 – August 2023
Funding: Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) – Project Number 18462


In this project we analyse what role internal migration plays in the recovery of local labor markets after automation-based employment shocks, and how those internal migration flows relate to rural depopulation.