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

Session 62. Migration, politics and welfare states

Chair: Gosta Esping-Andersen, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

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

2. Welfare, migration and the life course: welfare regimes and migration patterns of EU-citizens in the NetherlandsPetra de Jong, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI); 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.

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

4. Explaining the recent increase in asylum seekers from Africa to EuropeHannes Weber, University of Tuebingen.

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

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