The determinants of Islamophobia: An empirical analysis of the Swiss minaret referendum

We analyze the determinants of Islamophobia using the only nation-wide anti-Islam referendum ever, which was held in Switzerland in 2009 and led to the prohibition of minarets. We find economic, environmental, and cultural factors as well as the presence of Muslims to determine voting behavior. Appr...

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Volume: 35
Main Author: Orlanski, Olga
Schulze, Günther G
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Freiburg University of Freiburg, Department of International Economic Policy (iep) 2018
published in: Discussion Paper Series Vol. 35
Data of publication: 2018
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Database: EconStor
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