Immigration and Welfare Support in Germany

  title={Immigration and Welfare Support in Germany},
  author={Alexander W. Schmidt-Catran and Dennis Spies},
  journal={American Sociological Review},
  pages={242 - 261}
In recent years, several international-comparative studies have analyzed the relationship between migration and native populations’ decreasing support for redistributive policies. However, these studies use cross-sectional designs and aggregate the number of foreign-born residents at the national level. Both aspects are theoretically and methodologically problematic. We address these shortcomings by investigating cross-sectional as well as longitudinal effects in the case of Germany, using a… Expand
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