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Immigration and the Political Sustainability of the Welfare State

Researchers: Henning Finseraas, Axel West Pedersen, Magnus Bergli Rasmussen, Ann-Helén Bay, Andreas Kotsadam
Schedule: October 2014-December 2016
Funding source: Forskningsrådet
Project No: 10025

Main Purpose

The main aim of the project is to improve our understanding of the impact of immigration on the political sustainability of the welfare state.

Part one

In one part of the project we examine the political sustainability by exploring the relationship between voters' anti-immigrant sentiments and their welfare state preferences.

Part two

In the second part of the project we examine the political sustainability by exploring the impact of immigration on voting and the generosity of the welfare state.

More information and a list of publications can be found in Prosjektbanken (the Norwegian Research Council).