Research

Dissertation and Book Project

Borders of Compassion: International Migration and the Politics of Parochial Altruism (job market paper)

Peer-reviewed Publications

Kustov, Alexander. 2019. Is There a Backlash Against Immigration from Richer Countries? International Hierarchy and the Limits of Group Threat. Political Psychology. 40 (5): 973-1000. (final draft)

Kustov, Alexander, and Giuliana Pardelli. 2018. Ethnoracial Homogeneity and Public Outcomes: The (Non)effects of Diversity. American Political Science Review. 112 (4): 1096-1103. (final draft) (replication materials)

Kustov, Alexander. 2017. How Ethnic Structure Affects Civil Conflict: A Model of Endogenous Ethnic Grievance. Conflict Management and Peace Science. 34 (6): 660–679. (final draft) (replication materials)

Working Papers

“The Stability of Immigration Attitudes: Evidence and Implications” (with Dillon Laaker and Cassidy Reller, invited to revise and resubmit to Journal of Politics)

” ‘Bloom Where You’re Planted.’ Explaining Public Opposition to (E)migration” (invited to revise and resubmit to Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies)

“When Co-ethnicity Fails: Explaining the Lower Public Goods Provision in Homogeneous Communities” (with Giuliana Pardelli)

“When Do (and Don’t) Politicians Use Populist Rhetoric? Populism as a (De)mobilization Gamble” (with Yaoyao Dai)

“Waiting on Congress: Local Immigration Policies and the Effects of Policymaking Rhetoric” (with Ryan Spaude and Ali Valenzuela)

“In the Shadow of the Stars and Stripes: Testing the Malleability of U.S. Support for Puerto Rican Statehood” (with Abdiel Santiago and Ali Valenzuela)

Copies of all papers are available upon request.

Research in Progress

“Which Diversity, What Inequality? Local Disparities and Racial Salience” (with Giuliana Pardelli)

“Parochial Altruism and Climate Change Mitigation”

“International (Im)mobility as Political Choice”

“Are Pro-immigration Policies Counterproductive? Testing the Immigration Backlash Argument”

“The Parochial Altruist: Why Voters Are Sceptical About Immigration”. LSE Brexit Blog. 2018

“Does it Matter that People Overestimate the Number of Muslims in America?”. Political Violence at a Glance. 2016 (with Sharan Grewal and Matthew Cebul)