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Frequency of contact with foreigners in a homogeneous society: perceived consequences of foreigner increases

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  • Yamamura, Eiji

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Using individual data of Japan, this paper investigates how frequency of contact with foreigners is associated with the perceived outcomes of foreigner increases. Results showed that frequency of contact has a critical effect on perceptions and that its influence varies according to household income level.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 33852.

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Date of creation: 28 Sep 2011
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Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:33852

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Keywords: Immigration; perceived consequence; homogenous society;

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  1. Yamamura, Eiji, 2012. "Effects of groups and government size on information disclosure," MPRA Paper 36141, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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