Attitudes Towards Immigration

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dc.contributor.author Munch, Jakob Roland en_US
dc.contributor.author Rose Skaksen, Jan en_US
dc.contributor.author Schroll, Sanne en_US
dc.contributor.author Malchow-Møller, Nikolaj en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-02-04T10:27:37Z
dc.date.available 2009-02-04T10:27:37Z
dc.date.issued 2006-12-14T00:00:00Z en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10398/7517
dc.description.abstract In this paper, we re-examine the role of economic self-interest in shaping people’s attitudes towards immigration, using data from the European Social Survey 2002/2003. Compared to the existing literature, there are two main contributions of the present paper. First, we develop a more powerful test of the hypothesis that a positive relationship between education and attitudes towards immigration reflects economic self-interest in the labour market. Second, we develop an alternative and more direct test of whether economic self-interest matters for people’s attitudes towards immigration. We find that while the "original" relationship between education and attitudes found in the literature is unlikely to reflect economic self-interest, there is considerable evidence of economic self-interest when using the more direct test. en_US
dc.format.extent 31 s. en_US
dc.language eng en_US
dc.language dan en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Working paper;DP 2006-11 en_US
dc.subject.other attitudes, immigration, economic self-interest en_US
dc.title Attitudes Towards Immigration en_US
dc.type wp en_US
dc.accessionstatus modt06dec14 chlamo en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS en_US
dc.contributor.department Centre for Economic and Business Research en_US
dc.contributor.departmentshort CEBR en_US
dc.contributor.departmentuk Centre for Economic and Business Research en_US
dc.contributor.departmentukshort CEBR en_US
dc.idnumber x656537379 en_US
dc.publisher.city København en_US
dc.publisher.year 2006 en_US
dc.title.subtitle Does Economic Self-Interest Matter en_US


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