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Refugees and local politics: Elite and citizen responses to asylum seekers

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How do voters and candidates arrive at their immigration stances? Although immigration is at the center of current political debates, we know surprisingly little about how these attitudes are formed. This is because research on immigration attitudes in political behavior relies mainly on expressed preferences and aggregate election results. This thesis attempts to innovate by using outcomes that have real policy effects and are possible to measure at the micro-level with causal identificat...

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SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
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Emil Aaltonen Foundation More from this funder
Finnish Konkordia League More from this funder
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DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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