Brexit and Territorial Preferences: Evidence from Scotland and Northern Ireland

  title={Brexit and Territorial Preferences: Evidence from Scotland and Northern Ireland},
  author={Lesley-Ann Daniels and Alexander Kuo},
  journal={Publius-the Journal of Federalism},
Has the UK referendum to leave the EU (Brexit) affected territorial preferences within the UK? We draw on comparative theories of such preferences to address this question, as Brexit can be seen as a shock to a political unit. We test hypotheses in two key regions, Scotland and Northern Ireland, with original surveys fielded at a unique time (September 2019). We randomize making salient different Brexit scenarios and measure support for Scottish independence and unification with Ireland… 
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