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Dominik Hangartner is Associate Professor of Public Policy at ETH Zurich and the London School of Economics and Political Science and Co-Director of the Stanford – Zurich Immigration Policy Lab (IPL).

After pre-doctoral fellowships at Harvard University, Washington University in Saint Louis, and the University of California, Berkeley, Dominik Hangartner received his Ph.D. in Social Science from the University of Bern in 2011. In the same year, he joined the London School of Economics as Assistant Professor and was promoted to tenured Associate Professor in 2013.

Dr Hangartner’s research combines field work and statistics to study the effects of migration policies and electoral institutions. He has published over thirty articles, many in leading scholarly journals such as the American Political Science Review, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and Science. His research has won several awards, including the Philip Leverhulme Prize, the National Latsis Prize, and an ERC Starting Grant, and has been widely covered by the media.

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