Exposure to Transit Migration, Public Attitudes and Entrepreneurship
60 Pages Posted: 8 May 2020 Last revised: 31 Mar 2021
Date Written: April 2020
an increase in the anti-migrant sentiment while attitudes towards other minorities remained unchanged. We rule out the possibility of out-migration of natives or of trade-related shocks (potentially confounded with the mass-transit migration) affecting our results. Using locality-level luminosity data, we also rule out any effect driven by changes in economic activity. Finally, we find no statistically significant effects on other labor market outcomes, such as unemployment or labor force participation.
JEL Classification: D91, F22, L26, O10, O15
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