Dr Dominik Hangartner

Dr Dominik Hangartner

Visiting Professor

Department of Government

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Key Expertise
Migration, integration policies

About me

Dominik Hangartner is a Visiting Professor in the Department of Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Faculty Co-Director of the Immigration Policy Lab with branches at Stanford University and the University of Zurich. He uses fieldwork and statistics to study the effects of migration policies and political institutions. His work has been published in leading scholarly journals such as the American Journal of Political Science, American Political Science Review, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and Science, and has received several awards including the Philip Leverhulme Prize.

Research interests

Dominik Hangartner's main research focuses on the impact of migration and integration policies, attitudes towards immigrants, and political institutions.

Teaching responsibilities

Currently on leave (2016/17)

Selected publications

"Catalyst or Crown: Does Naturalization Promote the Long-Term Social Integration of Immigrants?" (with Jens Hainmueller and Giuseppe Pietrantuono) American Political Science Review (forthcoming).

Compulsory Voting, Habit Formation, and Political Participation” (with Michael Bechtel and Lukas Schmid) The Review of Economics and Statistics (forthcoming).

"Does Direct Democracy Hurt Immigrant Minorities? Evidence from Naturalization Decisions in Switzerland" (with Jens Hainmueller) American Journal of Political Science (forthcoming).

"How Economic, Humanitarian, and Religious Concerns Shape European Attitudes toward Asylum-Seekers" (with Kirk Bansak and Jens Hainmueller) Science (2016) 354 (6309): 217-222.

"Does Compulsory Voting Increase Support for Leftist Policy? (with Michael Bechtel and Lukas Schmid) American Journal of Political Science (2016) 60 (3): 752-767.