Friday, September 2 / 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM   •   Room P 1

Session 62:
Migration, politics and welfare states

Chair: Gosta Esping-Andersen, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

  1. Differences in welfare take-up between immigrants and natives – a microsimulation study Kerstin Bruckmeier, Institute for Employment Research (IAB); Jürgen Wiemers, Institute for Employment Research (IAB);

  2. Welfare, migration and the life course: welfare regimes and migration patterns of EU-citizens in the Netherlands Helga A. G. de Valk, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Christof Van Mol, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI) and Universiteit Antwerpen; Petra de Jong, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI);

  3. Explaining the recent increase in asylum seekers from Africa to Europe Hannes Weber, University of Tuebingen;

  4. Political factors as drivers of international migration Alicia Adsera, Princeton University; Mariola Pytlikova, CERGE-EI Prague and VSB-Technical University of Ostrava ; Carles Boix, Princeton University; Martin Guzi, Masaryk University;

  5. Fear of small numbers? Immigrant population size and electoral support for the populist radical right in Switzerland Javier Garcia-Manglano, University of Oxford; Effrosyni Charitopoulou, University of Oxford;

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