Research

Book Project

Borders of Compassion: How Nationalists Can Embrace Open Immigration

Peer-reviewed Publications

Kustov, Alexander, 2020 (forthcoming). Borders of Compassion: Immigration Preferences and Parochial Altruism. Comparative Political Studies. (final draft)

Kustov, Alexander. 2020 (forthcoming). ‘Bloom where you’re planted’: explaining public opposition to (e)migration. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. (final draft)

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, conditionally accepted at Journal of Politics)

“When Co-ethnicity Fails” (with Giuliana Pardelli)

“When Do Politicians Use Populist Rhetoric? Populism as a Campaign Gamble” (with Yaoyao Dai)

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

“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, invited to revise and resubmit)

Copies of all papers are available upon request.

” ‘Bloom where you’re planted’ or why people dislike (e)migration”. International Society of Political Psychology Blog. 2020

“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)