The Seeds of Ideology: Historical Immigration and Political Preferences in the United States

Paola Giuliano, Marco Tabellini

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Immigration is one of the most important political and social issues around the world. The political discourse is often reflected in the rise of anti-immigrant, right-wing parties that emphasize the lack of immigrants’ assimilation, painting it as a vital threat to host societies. While a large and growing body of work has examined the short run political impact of immigration (Dustmann et al. 2019; Tabellini, 2020), much less is known about the effects of immigration on natives’ political ideology in the long run...
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages6
Place of PublicationEsch-sur-Alzette
Publication statusPublished - 7 Oct 2021
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NamePolicy Brief
ISSN (Electronic)2716-7437


  • Ideology
  • immigration
  • migration
  • political preferences
  • United States

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  • Policy Brief

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