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Refugee Migration and Election Outcomes

This paper estimates the causal effect of refugee migration on voting outcomes in parliamentary and municipal elections in Denmark. The authors also examine how particular characteristics of a population augment or diminish the effects of refugee allocation on...

Does Exposure to the Refugee Crisis Make Natives More Hostile?

This paper examines the impact of the refugee crisis on natives’ attitudes, policy preferences, and political engagement in Greece. The authors exploit a natural experiment in which: (a) distance to the Turkish coast causes dramatic variation in the number of refugee...

Contact Matters: Exposure to Refugees and Voting for the Far-Right

This paper investigates how exposure to refugees in Upper Austria affected voting for the far right Freedom Party of Austria. In state elections in September 2015, at the peak of the refugee crisis, the Freedom Party doubled its share of the vote with nationalistic,...

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