Articles by David Andreas Bell

March 22, 2024

🔮 Welfare chauvinism and populism. Is it the economy (stupid)?

David Andreas Bell
A rising number of people believe that when it comes to welfare benefits, a country's native population should have priority access. David Andreas Bell argues that it is people’s perceptions of the economic stability of their country, rather than the reality, which explains such welfare-chauvinistic attitudes – and populist rhetoric plays a big part
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David Andreas Bell
Associate Professor, Department of Social Work, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

David's research interests broadly concern immigration and the public’s perception of immigration.

This includes welfare chauvinism, ethnic prejudice, and discrimination of immigrants.

His work has mainly been quantitative with particular focus on public opinion on immigration in both Western and Eastern Europe.

He has published in several high-ranking journals.


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