Sascha Riaz

Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Government
Harvard University



  1. Freedom of Movement Restrictions Inhibit the Psychological Integration of Refugees (with Hanno Hilbig). The Journal of Politics (conditionally accepted). [Abstract]  

Working Papers

  1. Out-group Threat and Xenophobic Hate Crimes — Evidence of Local Intergroup Conflict Dynamics between Immigrants and Natives (with Daniel Bischof and Markus Wagner). [Abstract]  
  2. Media Monopolies Increase Misperceptions about Immigration: Evidence from German Local Newspapers (with Hanno Hilbig). [Abstract]  
  3. Local Newspaper Decline and Political Polarization (with Fabio Ellger, Hanno Hilbig, and Philipp Tillmann) [Abstract]  
  4. Refugee Labor Market Access Increases Support for Migration (with Anselm Hager and Hanno Hilbig). [Abstract]  
  5. World War I, Nationalism, and the Rise of the Nazi Party (with Felix Haass, Alexander De Juan, Carlo Koos, and Thomas Tichelbaecker). [Abstract]  
  6. After the Genocide: Proximity to Victims and Support for Transitional Justice (with Volha Charnysh). [Abstract]  
  7. Measuring Electoral Bias against Candidate Traits (with Jorge M. Fernandes and Georgina Evans). [Abstract]  
  8. Natural Disasters and Electoral Support for Green Parties - Evidence from the 2021 Flood in Germany (with Hanno Hilbig). [Abstract]  

Work in Progress

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