Immigration, Ethnic Diversity, and Political Outcomes: Evidence from Denmark

@article{Harmon2018ImmigrationED,
  title={Immigration, Ethnic Diversity, and Political Outcomes: Evidence from Denmark},
  author={Nikolaj A. Harmon},
  journal={Macroeconomics: Consumption},
  year={2018}
}
I study the impact of immigration and ethnic diversity on political outcomes in immigrant receiving countries, focusing on the case of election outcomes and immigration in Danish municipalities 1981-2001. A rich set of control variables isolates ethnic diversity effects from that of other immigrant characteristics and a novel IV strategy based on historical housing stock data addresses issues of endogenous location choice of immigrants. Immigration-driven increases in ethnic diversity improve… Expand
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