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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Main Author: Orlanski, Olga
Format: Publication
Language: English
Place of publication: Freiburg, Germany Department of International Economic Policy, Institute for Economic Research, University of Freiburg 2018
Data of publication: 2018
Series: Discussion paper series
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: ECONIS
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