What Happens When Employers are Free to Discriminate? Evidence from the English Barclays Premier Fantasy Football League

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Alex Bryson; Arnaud Chevalier; (2014)
  • Publisher: Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Subject: J71 | HT Communities. Classes. Races | M51 | labour market discrimination | J15 | HC Economic History and Conditions | Race, labour market discrimination, football | race | HD Industries. Land use. Labor | J23 | football | J24 | football, labour market discrimination, race | Race; labour market discrimination; football | HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
    • ddc: ddc:330
      jel: jel:M51 | jel:J15 | jel:J71 | jel:J24 | jel:J23
    mesheuropmc: otorhinolaryngologic diseases | health care economics and organizations
    acm: ComputingMilieux_PERSONALCOMPUTING | ComputingMethodologies_PATTERNRECOGNITION | ComputerApplications_COMPUTERSINOTHERSYSTEMS | ComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSION

Research on employers' hiring discrimination is limited by the unlawfulness of such activity. Consequently, researchers have focused on the intention to hire. Instead, we rely on a virtual labour market, the Fantasy Football Premier League, where employers can freely ex... View more
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