Reflections of Employers' Gender Preferences in Job Ads in India : An Analysis of Online Job Portal Data

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Chowdhury, Afra R.; Areias, Ana C.; Imaizumi, Saori; Nomura, Shinsaku; Yamauchi, Futoshi;
(2018)
  • Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC
  • Subject: LABOR MARKET | GENDER BIAS | JOB MARKET | HIRING PRACTICES | HIRING BIAS | JOB APPLICATION | EMPLOYER PREFERENCE | GENDER TARGETING | GENDER WAGE GAP | RECRUITMENT ADS
    acm: ComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSION

Using online job portal data and probabilistic regression estimations, the paper investigates the explicit gender bias and salary gap in the Indian job market, reflected in more than 800,000 job recruitment adv... View more
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