Nikolaj Broberg

Research Associate
  • Phone: +39 055 468 5328
  • Nikolaj Broberg is a Research Associate at the Migration Policy Centre (RSCAS, EUI), where he works on the impact of changing migration narratives on public attitudes to migration (E-MINDFUL) and the links between institutions and the role of migrant labour in keeping essential services resilient following crises (Mig-Res-Hub).

    His thesis studies the impact of different electoral rules on democratic outcomes and local level spending, the role of political closeness on the allocation of EU transfers, and the effects of migration on local level redistribution.
  • Broberg, Nikolaj, "A Politically Independent Executive Arm? EU Commissioners' Ideological Alignment and Budget Allocation in the European Union", Available at SSRN:
  • Broberg, Nikolaj and Pons, Vincent and Tricaud, Clemence, "The Impact of Campaign Finance Rules on Candidate Selection and Electoral Outcomes: Evidence from France", NBER Working Paper No. w29805, Available at NBER:
  • Broberg, Nikolaj and Ludolph, Lars, "Migration and Redistributive Spending: Evidence from Local Authorities in England", Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies Research Paper No. RSC 2021/86, Available at SSRN: or
  • Dinas, Elias and Valentim, Vicente and Broberg, Nikolaj and Franklin, Mark N., "Early Voting Experiences and Habit Formation", Forthcoming at Political Science Research and Methods. Available at SSRN: or

  • Policy publication:

    “Macroeconomic Imbalances, France 2014”, European Economy occasional papers 178, March 2014, Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission (Among the main contributors)