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Angelo Mazza, Massimo Mucciardi

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We investigate spatial segregation of the most representative groups of foreign immigrants in the city of Messina.

We use spatial modeling with point level data to assess attraction among migrants’ households of the same ethnicity while adjusting for spatial inhomogeneity in the cost of housing, job availability and other factors. This work is still in progress; first results show more dispersed settlements patterns for ethnicities more involved with household services than for those devoted to commerce and peddling.


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