DP14254 Title of Paper: Diversity, Immigration, and Redistribution
|Author(s):||Alberto F Alesina, Stefanie Stantcheva|
|Publication Date:||December 2019|
|Keyword(s):||diversity, Immigration, inequality, race, redistribution, social preferences|
|JEL(s):||H21, J15, P16|
|Programme Areas:||Public Economics|
|Link to this Page:||cepr.org/active/publications/discussion_papers/dp.php?dpno=14254|
This paper provides a simple conceptual framework that captures how different perceptions, attitudes, and biases about immigrants or minorities can shape preferences for redistribution and reviews the empirical evidence on the effects of increasing racial diversity and immigration on support for redistribution.