Per Pettersson Lidbom publishes in Journal of Comments and Replications in Economics

Exit, Voice and Political Change: Evidence from Swedish Mass Migration to the United States. A Comment on Karadja and Prawitz (Journal of Political Economy, 2019).



In this comment,  I revisit a question raised in Karadja and Prawitz (2019) concerning a causalrelationship between mass emigration and long-run political outcomes.   I find that their resultsare not robust to (i) selection of the appropriate control variables, (ii) using valid cluster-robust inference, (iii) using a more appropriate measure of emigration.

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