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Inside job: Migration and distributive politics in the European Union

Jan. 13, 2021

Angin, M, Shehaj, A, & Shin, AJ. Inside job: Migration and distributive politics in the European Union. Econ Polit . 2020; 00: 1– 25. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecpo.12170 . Published: 06 January 2021 Abstract: Migration has become a top policy priority of the European Union (EU) in the wake of the 2015 migrant...

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War, inequality, and taxation

Jan. 13, 2021

Dorr, DC, Shin, AJ. War, inequality, and taxation. Econ Polit . 2020; 00: 1– 29. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecpo.12168 Published: 30 October 2020 Abstract: Existing studies highlight the importance of the compensatory demand among the conscripted poor to explain why wars lead to income and inheritance tax hikes for the rich. We propose...

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Immigration and Right-Wing Populism: An Origin Story

June 21, 2019

Shehaj, A., Shin, A. J., & Inglehart, R. (2019). Immigration and right-wing populism: An origin story. Party Politics . https://doi.org/10.1177/1354068819849888 Published: 17 May 2019 Abstract: Previous studies of right-wing populist (RWP) parties primarily investigate how domestic factors as well as external forces, such as immigration, incite the emergence and electoral...

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Primary Resources, Secondary Labor: Natural Resources and Immigration Policy

June 21, 2019

Shin, Adrian International Studies Quarterly , sqz033, https://doi.org/10.1093/isq/sqz033 Published: 17 June 2019 Abstract: This article argues that substantial natural resource wealth leads to more restrictive low-skill immigration policy in advanced democracies. High-value natural resource production often crowds out labor-intensive firms that produce tradable goods. When these proimmigration business interests disappear...

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2017 International Political Economy Society Conference

Nov. 28, 2017

Several CU Boulder Political Science faculty and grad students attended the 2017 IPES Conference last week to present their most recent research. CU representatives included CU faculty Andy Baker , David Bearce , and Adrian Shin . The International Political Economy Society (IPES) “provides an annual forum for scholars of...

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Meet Adrian Shin

Oct. 10, 2017

Assistant Professor Joining the faculty at CU Boulder is a dream come true for Professor Adrian Shin, who started here in the Fall of 2016. ”I love being able to drive only 20 minutes and to be in the mountains,” he said, “and living near the mountains has always been...

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Tyrants and Migrants: Authoritarian Immigration Policy

Sept. 19, 2017

Abstract: This article examines the determinants of immigration policy toward low-skilled workers across 13 relatively wealthy autocracies after World War II. I argue that authoritarian immigration policy is a consequence of an autocrat’s redistributive policy. As the distribution of resource rents in rentier autocracies reduces the incentive of domestic labor...

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2017 APSA Best Dissertation Award in the Migration and Citizenship Section

June 1, 2017

The Political Science Department would like to congratulate our own Professor Adrian Shin. Shin's dissertation received the 2017 APSA Best Dissertation Award in the Migration and Citizenship Section. His dissertation was viewed by a committee member as “an ambitious, big picture project. His central argument - that ‘natural resource wealth...