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Terror headlines and voting

Armine Ghazaryan, Corrado Giulietti and Jackline Wahba

Economics Letters, 2022, vol. 216, issue C

Abstract: By combining data on terror news and individual political preferences, this paper finds that headlines about ISIS and terrorism in the context of the Syrian crisis increased the support for right-wing populism in England for the period 2013 to 2019.

Keywords: Right-wing populism; Political preferences; Syrian crisis; Refugees (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D72 J61 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2022
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DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2022.110562

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