Sexual orientation discrimination in hiring

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Weichselbaumer, Doris;
  • Publisher: Linz: Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Department of Economics
  • Subject: sex-discrimination | J71 | sexual orientation | sex-discrimination; experimental economics; sexual orientation | experimental economics | C93 | J15
    • jel: jel:J71 | jel:J15 | jel:C93
      ddc: ddc:330

Little research has been done to examine discrimination against gays and lesbians in the labor market. Badgett (1995) conducted the only previous study investigating labor market outcomes of gays and lesbians using a random data set. However, due to the structure of the... View more
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