English title: Attitudes towards Immigration--Perceived Consequences and Economic Self-Interest

Author(s): Nikolaj Malchow-Møller - Jakob Roland Munch - Sanne Schroll - Jan Rose Skaksen -

Language: English

Type: Journal article

Year: 2008

Abstract

Using the European Social Survey 2002/3, we develop a new test of whether economic self-interest influences people's attitudes towards immigration, exploiting that people have widely different perceptions of the consequences of immigration.

Volume: 100

Issue: 2

From page no: 254

To page no: 257

Refereed: Yes

DOI: 10.1016/J.ECONLET.2008.02.003

Journal: Economics Letters

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