Who Is Against Immigration? A Cross-Country Investigation of Individual Attitudes toward Immigrants

@article{Mayda2006WhoIA,
  title={Who Is Against Immigration? A Cross-Country Investigation of Individual Attitudes toward Immigrants},
  author={Anna Maria Mayda},
  journal={The Review of Economics and Statistics},
  year={2006},
  volume={88},
  pages={510-530}
}
This paper empirically analyzes economic and noneconomic determinants of individual attitudes toward immigrants, within and across countries. The two survey data sets used, covering a wide range of developed and developing countries, make it possible to test for interactive effects between individual characteristics and country-level attributes. In particular, theory predicts that the correlation between pro-immigration attitudes and individual skill should be related to the skill composition… Expand
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