Taking back control? Investigating the role of immigration in the 2016 vote for Brexit

@article{Goodwin2017TakingBC,
  title={Taking back control? Investigating the role of immigration in the 2016 vote for Brexit},
  author={M. Goodwin and C. Milazzo},
  journal={The British Journal of Politics and International Relations},
  year={2017},
  volume={19},
  pages={450 - 464}
}
  • M. Goodwin, C. Milazzo
  • Published 2017
  • Economics
  • The British Journal of Politics and International Relations
  • The 2016 referendum marked a watershed moment in the history of the United Kingdom. The public vote to leave the European Union (EU)—for a ‘Brexit’—brought an end to the country’s membership of the EU and set it on a fundamentally different course. Recent academic research on the vote for Brexit points to the importance of immigration as a key driver, although how immigration influenced the vote remains unclear. In this article, we draw on aggregate-level data and individual-level survey data… CONTINUE READING
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