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dc.contributor.authorStichnoth, Holgeren_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-01-26en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-02-18T11:35:58Z-
dc.date.available2010-02-18T11:35:58Z-
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/30010-
dc.description.abstractUsing data from the 1997 and 2002 waves of the German Socio-Economic Panel and from official statistics, I study whether natives are less supportive of state help for the unemployed in regions where the share of foreigners among the unemployed is high. Unlike previous studies, I use individual-level panel data, which allows a more convincing identification of a causal effect. I find that the negative bivariate association is mainly driven by observed individual differences such as East German origin or income. While there remains some evidence of a negative association even after adjusting for individual differences (including time-invariant unobserved differences), the association is weak compared to the association with other variables such as income, self-employment, or East German origin.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aZentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW) |cMannheimen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aZEW Discussion Papers |x10-008en_US
dc.subject.jelH53en_US
dc.subject.jelH55en_US
dc.subject.jelI38en_US
dc.subject.jelJ15en_US
dc.subject.jelJ61en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordredistributionen_US
dc.subject.keywordsocial securityen_US
dc.subject.keywordwelfare stateen_US
dc.subject.keywordimmigrationen_US
dc.subject.keywordethnic diversityen_US
dc.subject.keywordGermanyen_US
dc.subject.keywordcluster-robust standard errorsen_US
dc.subject.keywordtwo-way clusteringen_US
dc.subject.stwEinwanderungen_US
dc.subject.stwSozialstaaten_US
dc.subject.stwMeinungen_US
dc.subject.stwBevölkerungen_US
dc.subject.stwSchätzungen_US
dc.subject.stwDeutschlanden_US
dc.titleDoes immigration weaken natives' support for the welfare state? Evidence from Germanyen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn617122962en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:zewdip:10008-

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