Hiring Discrimination: An Overview of (Almost) All Correspondence Experiments Since 2005

25 Pages Posted: 1 May 2017

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Stijn Baert

Ghent University; University of Antwerp; Catholic University of Louvain (UCL); Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

Abstract

This chapter aims to provide an exhaustive list of all (i.e. 90) correspondence studies on hiring discrimination that were conducted between 2005 and 2016 (and could be found through a systematic search). For all these studies, the direction of the estimated treatment effects is tabulated. In addition, a discussion of the findings by discrimination ground is provided.

Keywords: discrimination, hiring, field experiments, correspondence experiments, correspondence tests

JEL Classification: C93, J71

Suggested Citation

Baert, Stijn, Hiring Discrimination: An Overview of (Almost) All Correspondence Experiments Since 2005. IZA Discussion Paper No. 10738. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2960547

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