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Long-term political consequences of immigration: Voting preferences of immigrants’ children in European countries

GMC director Giovanni Peri and co-authors Riccardo Turati and Simone Moriconi wrote for the column on VoxEu. In this feature, they write about right-wing populism all across Europe, which support is contributed from the immigration influx which raises nativist worry for economic, cultural, fiscal concerns. Further, elaborating on how immigrants can influence politic topics. In fact, their research has shown “that immigration in the European context may have a long-lasting effect on countries’ political landscapes through second-generation immigrants, as they have a stronger preference for left-wing parties and policies relative to natives.”
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