IQ nationalism

Borderless Welfare State: The Consequences of Immigration on Public Finances Sometimes white nationalists describe me as a proponent of ‘IQ nationalism’, they don’t mean it well. It’s somewhat of a misnomer of that position but it’s kinda catchy so we will stick with it. There doesn’t appear to be any post anywhere setting out what…

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New paper out: Country of Origin IQ and Muslim Percentage Predict Grade Point Average in School among 116 Immigrant Groups in Denmark

Kirkegaard, E. O. W., & Fedorov, J. (2021). Country of Origin IQ and Muslim Percentage Predict Grade Point Average in School among 116 Immigrant Groups in Denmark. Mankind Quarterly, 61(3). Immigrants to Western countries typically have worse social outcomes than natives, but country of origin immigrant groups differ widely. We studied school performance in Denmark…

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New paper out: What Happened to Brussels? The Big Decline and Muslim Immigration

Researchgate link (ungated) Kirkegaard, E. O. W., & Dumoulin, B. (2020). What Happened to Brussels? The Big Decline and Muslim Immigration. Mankind Quarterly, 61(2). https://doi.org/10.46469/mq.2020.61.2.8 We examined regional inequality in Belgium, both in the 19 communes of Brussels and in the country as a whole (n = 589 communes). We find very strong relationships between…

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New paper out: Are Danes’ Immigration Policy Preferences Based on Accurate Stereotypes?

Yes, I know, images are not working right now. It’s due to site maintenance! Kirkegaard, E. O., Carl, N., & Bjerrekær, J. D. (2020). Are Danes’ Immigration Policy Preferences Based on Accurate Stereotypes?. Societies, 10(2), 29. Stereotypes about 32 country-of-origin groups were measured using an online survey of the adult, non-elderly Danish population (n =…

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New paper out: Public Preferences and Reality: Crime Rates among 70 Immigrant Groups in the Netherlands

Kirkegaard, E. O. W. & de Kuijper, M. (2020). Public Preferences and Reality: Crime Rates among 70 Immigrant Groups in the Netherlands. Mankind Quarterly, 60(3) journal link (gated) We estimated crime rates among 70 origin-based immigrant groups in the Netherlands for the years 2005-2018. Results indicated that crime rates have overall been falling for each…

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No Swedish refugee miracle: large negative net contributions of immigrants

Recently, I found a Swedish language report that discusses economic consequences of refugee immigration to Sweden. Ruist, Joakim. 2018:3 Tid för integration – en ESO-rapport om flyktingars bakgrund och arbetsmarknadsetablering. The report is published by “Expertgruppen för Studier i Offentlig ekonomi”, expert group for studies in public finances, which is a subunit under the ministry…

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Arab engineer IQ?

As others have pointed out many times (recently Richwine 2019), one cannot just use identical thresholds of educational attainment to select for identical levels of human capital (broadly conceptualized) among sending immigrant countries. Example of this was that Heiner Rindermann mentioned in an interview (in German) that: Selbst in einer Elitegruppe, Ingenieurstudenten aus den Golfstaaten,…

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Massive Danish sibling study confirms Charles Murray’s findings

Massive sibling study just dropped, and was also presented at ISIR 2019. Hegelund, E. R., Flensborg-Madsen, T., Dammeyer, J., Mortensen, L. H., & Mortensen, E. L. (2019). The influence of familial factors on the association between IQ and educational and occupational achievement: A sibling approach. Personality and Individual Differences, 149, 100-107. The present register-based study…

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