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Skill specificity and attitudes towards immigration

Abstract:

Labor market competition theories explaining anti‐immigrant attitudes have received limited or no empirical validation in recent literature. This has led researchers to highlight education and cultural values as the main, if not the sole, drivers of attitudes toward immigration. We present a new labor market competition theory focusing on job availability rather than foreign labor supply. This theory predicts that individuals with low transferable skills in the labor market will articulate a ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/ajps.12406

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Said Business School
Sub department:
Politics & Int Relations
Oxford college:
Merton College
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Merton College
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Author
Publisher:
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Journal:
American Journal of Political Science More from this journal
Volume:
63
Issue:
2
Pages:
286-304
Publication date:
2018-11-19
Acceptance date:
2018-09-20
DOI:
EISSN:
1540-5907
ISSN:
0092-5853
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:927400
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uuid:08533dcd-a8aa-4e0e-947f-cb5b16502777
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pubs:927400
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927400
Deposit date:
2018-10-15

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