Omer Solodoch

Omer Solodoch
Hebrew University of Jerusalem | HUJI · Department of International Relations

PhD
Assistant Professor, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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January 2016 - present
Tel Aviv University
Position
  • Research Assistant
Description
  • Political Economy; Research Methods; and Scientific Writing.
May 2013 - December 2013
Institute for National Security Studies
Position
  • Research Assistant
Education
October 2012 - July 2015
Tel Aviv University
Field of study
  • Economics & Political Science

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Publications (12)
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Security concerns about immigration are on the rise. Many countries respond by fortifying their borders. Yet little is known about the influence of border security measures on perceived threat from immigration. Borders might facilitate group identities and spread fear of outsiders. In contrast, they might enhance citizens' sense of security and con...
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Vast research on immigration lumps together native citizens' attitudes toward two different groups: the immigrant stock of non-naturalized resident aliens, and the immigrant flow , that is, the future arrival of foreigners seeking to enter and live in the country. Does popular opposition to immigration distinguish between the two, and if so, how? T...
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In response to the political turmoil surrounding the recent refugee crisis, destination countries swiftly implemented new immigration and asylum policies. Are such countercrisis policies effective in mitigating political instability by reducing anti-immigrant backlash and support for radical-right parties? The present study exploits two surveys tha...
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Does opposition to immigration mostly stem from prejudice or from sociotropic concerns about broad economic and cultural implications on the nation as a whole? Previous work on immigration preferences cannot answer this question because the two explanations are observationally equivalent when focusing on the attitudes of natives. I analyze a unique...
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In response to the political turmoil surrounding the recent refugee crisis, destination-countries swiftly implemented new immigration and asylum policies. Are such counter-crisis policies effective in mitigating political instability, by reducing anti-immigrant backlash and support for radical-right parties? The present study exploits two surveys t...
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Civic ("sociotropic") concerns are a main source of public opposition to immigration. Yet whether such concerns stem from ethnic biases remains contested because research consistently focuses on native attitudes toward outgroup members. This lack of variation in intergroup relations limits causal inferences regarding the sources of sociotropic conc...
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In the modern nation-state, birthright citizenship laws—jus soli and jus sanguinis—are the two main gateways to sociopolitical membership. The vast majority of the world’s population (97%) obtain their citizenship as a matter of birthright. Yet because comparative research has been focused on measuring and explaining the multiple components of citi...

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