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Doctoral School of International Relations and Political Science, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary
Zsanett Zsigó   

Doctoral School of International Relations and Political Science, Corvinus University of Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Submission date: 2023-04-11
Acceptance date: 2023-05-10
Publication date: 2023-06-30
Economic and Regional Studies 2023;16(2):186–202
Subject and purpose of work: The subject of this paper is the mobility research in Europe focused on COVID-19 pandemic, and the aim is to give a comparative overview on the used methods and datasets of the literature and identify research gaps. Materials and methods: The method is based on the methodological literature review method. The source of the reviewed literature is the EBSCO online database. Results: We can classify the existing literature based on the analysed territorial level. Results show there are 3 levels of research; city, national and complex levels and most research is based on secondary data, primary data collection is relevant only on city level. Spatial indicators are common on national level. Research gaps have been found in terms of time and space. Conclusions: The level of research determines the methodology and database used. Most research focuses on the pandemic in 2020 and several regions of Europe are under-researched, which means further research would be needed.
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