Between Meritocracy and Ethnic Discrimination: The Gender Difference

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Arai, Mahmood; Bursell, Moa; Nekby, Lena;
(2008)
  • Publisher: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Bonn
  • Subject: Ethnische Diskriminierung | Schweden | gender | Araber | Arbeitsmarktdiskriminierung | Geschlecht | biased testing | correspondence testing, ethnic discrimination, biased testing, gender | ethnic discrimination | Correspondence testing | J15 | Correspondence Testing; Ethnic Discrimination; Biased Testing; Gender | Personalbeschaffung
    • jel: jel:J71 | jel:J16 | jel:J15
      ddc: ddc:330

Using a two stage correspondence test methodology, this study tests employer priors against job-applicants with Arabic names compared to job-applicants with Swedish names. In the first stage, employers are sent CVs of equal observable quality. Thereafter, in the second ... View more
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