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
Schulze, Günther G
Format: Publication
Language: English
Place of publication: Freiburg: University of Freiburg, Department of International Economic Policy (iep) 01.01.2017
Data of publication: 2017-01-01
Dewey Decimal Classification: 330
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: OpenAIRE (Open Access)
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