Does illegal immigration empower rightist parties ?

  title={Does illegal immigration empower rightist parties ?},
  author={Angel Solano Garc{\'i}a},
The main goal of this paper is to analyze the political outcome in countries where the relevant issue in elections is the control of immigration. In particular, we explore the consequences on the political outcome of the fact that parties are either ideological or opportunistic with respect to this issue. To do that, we use a simple two-party political competition model in which the issues over which parties take positions are the levels of border enforcement and the way it has to be financed… CONTINUE READING

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