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Echoes of Violent Conflict: The Effect of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict on Hate Crimes in the U.S.


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Title: Echoes of Violent Conflict: The Effect of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict on Hate Crimes in the U.S.
Authors: Christensen, Love
Enlund, Jakob
Issue Date: May-2021
Extent: 59
Publication type: report
Publisher: University of Gothenburg
Organization: Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg
Series/Report no.: Working Papers in Economics
805
Keywords: Conflict
Hate crime
Violence
Israel
Palestine
Media
Abstract: Do social identity ties facilitate the spread of violent conflict? We assess whether the Israeli-Palestinian conflict causes hate crime towards Jews and Muslims in the U.S using daily data between 2000-2016. We measure the timing, intensity and instigator in the conflict using the number of conflict fatalities and U.S. mass media coverage of the conflict. Analyses using both conflict measures find that conflict events trigger hate crimes in the following days following a retaliatory pattern: An... more
ISSN: 1403-2465
Description: JEL Codes: D74, K42, J15, L82
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/68492
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