Immigration and political instability

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Gebremedhin, TA & Mavisakalyan, A 2013, 'Immigration and political instability', Kyklos, vol. 66, no. 3, pp. 317-341.

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For helpful comments we would like to thank the participants of a research seminar at the ANZSOG Institute of Governance at the University of Canberra and IOS/APB Summer Academy on Central and Eastern Europe “Recent Challenges in Migration Research: Economic and Broader Development Issues” at the Academy for Civic Education Tutzing. Suggestions by Ingo Isphording, Chris Ryan, Clas Weber, two anonymous referees and the editor Alois Stutzer led to significant improvements of the draft. Mavisakalyan thanks the Research School of Economics at the Australian National University for generous hospitality extended during the work on this study.