Does Immigration Induce Terrorism?

  title={Does Immigration Induce Terrorism?},
  author={Vincenzo Bove and Tobias B{\"o}hmelt},
  journal={The Journal of Politics},
  pages={572 - 588}
There is a heated debate on whether immigration is associated with domestic and transnational terrorism. As of yet, however, we lacked rigorous evidence that could inform this debate. As a contribution to address this shortcoming, we report spatial-econometric analyses of migrant inflows and the number of terrorist attacks in 145 countries between 1970 and 2000. The results suggest that migrants stemming from terrorist-prone states moving to another country are indeed an important vehicle… 

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