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Presented By: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (50+)

Immigration, Redistribution, and Right-Wing Populism in Europe

This lecture will be live streamed.

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The presentation uses empirical evidence and case studies of redistribution and the electoral success of far-right populism in western Europe.

Charlotte Cavaillé, PhD is an assistant professor of public policy at the University of Michigan’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. Her research has appeared in the Journal of Politics and the American Political Science Review. Cavaillé examines the dynamics of popular attitudes towards redistributive social policies at a time of rising inequality, high fiscal stress, and high levels of immigration.

Dr. Cavaillé is currently turning her dissertation, which received the 2016 Mancur Olson Best Dissertation Award, into a book manuscript entitled “Asking for More: Support for Redistribution in the Age of Inequality”. Cavaillé received her PhD in government and social policy from Harvard University in 2014.

This is the fourth of five lectures to be presented once each month from February through June of 2022. A new series will start in September 2022.The next lecture in the current series will take place June 14, 2022.The title is: Making Sense of Afghanistan History and Place in World Politics. Learn from well-known experts about an array of interesting subjects, with an interactive Q&A period following each lecture.

Preregistration is required via the OLLI website or phone. A link to access the lecture will be e-mailed to you approximately one week prior to the lecture.
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  • Day pass $10 - $30 for five-lecture series.

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May 10, 2022 (Tuesday) 10:00am
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