Corpus ID: 5014243

The Rise of the Radical Right in Sweden : Consequences for Political Selection ∗

@inproceedings{B2018TheRO,
  title={The Rise of the Radical Right in Sweden : Consequences for Political Selection ∗},
  author={Ernesto Dal B{\'o} and Frederico Shimizu Finan and Olle Folke and Torsten Persson and Johanna Rickne},
  year={2018}
}
We study changes in Sweden’s political class during the rapid rise of the Sweden Democrats, a radical right party that went from being of negligible importance in 2006 to the third largest party in 2014. We associate the growth in support for the Sweden Democrats to a series of policy reforms in 2006 that led to a significant widening of the income gap between those robustly attached to the labor market (the “core” workers) and those with precarious attachment (the “non-core,” including… Expand
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