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Unemployment and right-wing extremist crime

Armin Falk

Unemployment and right-wing extremist crime

by Armin Falk

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Published by IZA in Bonn, Germany .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany.,
  • Germany
    • Subjects:
    • Right-wing extremists -- Germany.,
    • Youth -- Germany -- Violence.,
    • Unemployment -- Germany.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Armin Falk, Josef Zweimuller.
      SeriesDiscussion paper ;, no. 1540, Discussion paper (Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit : Online) ;, no. 1540
      ContributionsZweimüller, Josef
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5701
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3477734M
      LC Control Number2005617498

      “Influenza deaths themselves had a strong effect on the share of votes won by extremists, specifically the extremist national socialist party,” study author Kristian Blickle wrote. “This holds even when we control for a city’s ethnic and religious makeup, regional unemployment, past right-wing voting, and other local characteristics. Right-wing Extremists, Twenty years after Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols bombed the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City in April , the bombing remains the worst act of domestic terrorism in American history. The bombing has also been the worst instance of right‐wing violence in the United States—but hardly an isolated g: Unemployment.

        Every terrorist murder in the US last year was linked to right-wing extremism, according to a new report. At least 50 people were killed by an attacker connected to right-wing extremism in . Right-wing extremists in Germany , by type of organization and ideology Right-wing extremist criminal offences and acts of violence in Germany Missing: Unemployment.

      control for a city’s ethnic and religious makeup, regional unemployment, past right-wing voting, and other local characteristics assumed to drive the extremist vote share. A one std. deviation increase in the proportion of the population killed by influenza was associated with an up to 3% increase in the.   According to The Intercept’s review, right-wing extremists prosecuted in federal court since 9/11 were allegedly involved in crimes that appear to meet the legal definition of domestic Missing: Unemployment.


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Unemployment and right-wing extremist crime by Armin Falk Download PDF EPUB FB2

It is frequently argued that unemployment plays a crucial role in the occurrence of right‐wing extremist crimes (RECs). We test this hypothesis empirically using data from Germany. We find that right‐wing criminal activities occur more frequently when unemployment is by: Since right-wing crime is committed particularly by relatively young males, we also explore whether the youth unemployment rate is a better predictor for right-wing crime than total unemployment.

This hypothesis can be rejected: given total unemployment, a higher share of youth unemployment does not affect right-wing extremist crime rates. the relation between right-wing extremist crime, racist crime, and/or crime against immigrants on the one hand and unemployment on the other is rather mixed (as we discuss below).

6 3 To illustrate: the unemployment rate was percent inand the Nazi Party NSDAP (NationalCited by: Unemployment and Right-wing Extremist Crime*. Right-wing extremism is a serious problem in many societies. A prominent hypothesis states that unemployment plays a crucial role for the occurrence of right-wing extremist crime.

In this paper, we empirically test this hypothesis. We use a previously unused dataset that includes all officially recorded right-wing criminal acts in Germany. It is frequently argued that unemployment plays a crucial role in the occurrence of right‐wing extremist crimes (RECs).

We test this hypothesis empirically using data from Germany. We find that right‐wing criminal activities occur more frequently when unemployment is by: Right-wing extremism is a serious problem in many societies. A prominent hypothesis states that unemployment plays a crucial role for the occurrence of right-wing extremist crime.

Unemployment and Right‐wing Extremist Crime * Unemployment and Right‐wing Extremist Crime * Falk, Armin; Kuhn, Andreas; Zweimüller, Josef I.

Introduction Right‐wing extremism is a serious problem in many societies, not so much because of its economic costs, but rather because it questions fundamental values, such as the equality and integrity of all.

However, Falk et al () find unemployment rates to positively affect violent and non--violent right wing extremist crimes in Germany with the effect on non--violent crimes being greater. Unemployment and right-wing extremist crime for the years to estimate the association between the incidence of unemployment and REC rates.

Our main results are as follows. First, we find a significantly posi tive relation between state-level unemployment. of unemployment on right-wing crime both in high-unemployment East German states and in high-unemployment West German states. In contrast, we do not nd nd any such relationship for low-unemployment states.

Thus the relationship between unemployment and right-wing extremist crimes is not a particular East German phenomenon. Unemployment and Right-Wing Extremist Crime∗ Right-wing extremism is a serious problem in many societies.

A prominent hypothesis states that unemployment plays a crucial role for the occurrence of right-wing extremist crime. In this paper we empirically test this hypothesis. We use a previously not used data set which. Unemployment and Right-Wing Extremist Crime.

Armin Falk and Josef Zweimüller (). NoCEPR Discussion Papers from C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Abstract: Right-wing extremism is a serious problem in many societies.

A prominent hypothesis states that unemployment plays a crucial role for the occurrence of right-wing extremist crime.

This finding reinforces the importance of unemployment as an explanatory factor for right-wing crime and questions explanations based solely on the different socialization in former communist East Germany and the liberal West German crime, right-wing extremism, unemployment, cost of unemployment.

Right-wing extremism is a serious problem in many societies. A prominent hypothesis states that unemployment plays a crucial role for the occurrence of right-wing extremist crime.

In this paper we empirically test this hypothesis. We use a previously not used data set which includes all officially recorded right-wing criminal acts in by: Unemployment and Right-Wing Extremist Crime (IZA DP ) MPS-Authors Falk, Armin Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Max Planck Society; Unemployment and Right-Wing Extremist Crime (IZA DP ).

Scandinavian Journal of Economics,Cite as. Local unemployment rates in Junefor example, while unrelated to local proportions of foreigners in the same year, were correlated with both local far right electoral support, r() =p and right-wing crimes reported in the respective municipalities 1 year later, r() =p.

terrorist activity. High unemployment, however, has the potential to lead to alienation, thus increasing an individual’s susceptibility to extremist ideas. According to a study from the German Institute for Economic Research, there appears to be a strong association between a parent’s unemployment.

However, the book’s title is somewhat misleading. The majority of the essays are not about right-wing violence and terrorism per se, but about what I find a more interesting and concerning subject: the rise of modern right-wing reactionary political movements and political g: Unemployment.

The Rise of Right-Wing Extremism, and How U.S. Law Enforcement Ignored It In an atmosphere of seeming indifference on the part of U.S.

law enforcement, a dangerous movement has grown and metastasized. German economist Armin Falk et al. wrote in a article that Right-Wing Extremist Crime (REC), which includes anti-foreigner and racist motivations, is associated with unemployment rates; as unemployment rates increase, REC also increases.

Right-wing populist politics. Two alternative data sets contain reliable and valid information on the number of deadly attacks motivated by far-right ideology in Western democracies: the United States Extremist Crime .START investigator and former TRA recipient publish book on the mobilization of right-wing extremism: Samantha Goldman: Urban U.S.

counties hot spots of terror, but rural areas are not exempt: Jessica Rivinius: New research examines financial crime and political extremism.