Anti-Foreign Bias Strikes Again
By Bryan Caplan
The Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science blog features an interesting graph comparing the actual and perceived percentange of foreign-born residents in 20 European countries. Consistent with my research on anti-foreign bias, people overestimate the percentage of foreigners in every single one of these countries.
Can you guess what two countries seem to have the greatest overestimate? France doesn’t surprise me, but Portugal?