The GEMM Study: A Cross-National Harmonized Field Experiment on Labour Market Discrimination: Technical Report

45 Pages Posted: 17 Jun 2019

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Bram Lancee

University of Amsterdam; University of Amsterdam

Gunn Birkelund

University of Oslo - Department of Sociology and Human Geography

Marcel Coenders

Utrecht University

Valentina Di Stasio

University of Oxford

Marina Fernandez Reino

University of Oxford

Anthony Heath

University of Oxford - Department of Sociology

Ruud Koopmans

WZB Berlin Social Science Center - Department of Migration, Integration, Transnationalization

Edvard Larsen

University of Oslo

Javier G. Polavieja

Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Maria Ramos

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Lex Thijssen

Utrecht University

Susanne Veit

WZB Berlin Social Science Center

Ruta Yemane

WZB Berlin Social Science Center

Dieuwke Zwier

University of Amsterdam

Date Written: June 3, 2019

Abstract

This paper describes and documents the data collection of the GEMM project: A cross-national harmonized correspondence study on ethnic discrimination in hiring. Data is collected in Germany, Norway, The Netherlands, Britain, and Spain. The paper describes the research design, the experimental manipulations, the procedure of data collection and the ethical considerations. Also discussed are the occupations included, and the search procedure for vacancies. In sum, the technical report gives a detailed account of the collection of the GEMM data.

Keywords: field experiments, cross-national comparison, technical report, ethnic discrimination, labour market, employers

JEL Classification: J71, C93, C99

Suggested Citation

Lancee, Bram and Birkelund, Gunn and Coenders, Marcel and Di Stasio, Valentina and Fernandez Reino, Marina and Heath, Anthony and Koopmans, Ruud and Larsen, Edvard and Polavieja, Javier G. and Ramos, Maria and Thijssen, Lex and Veit, Susanne and Yemane, Ruta and Zwier, Dieuwke, The GEMM Study: A Cross-National Harmonized Field Experiment on Labour Market Discrimination: Technical Report (June 3, 2019). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3398191 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3398191

Bram Lancee (Contact Author)

University of Amsterdam ( email )

Spui 21
Amsterdam, 1018 WB
Netherlands

University of Amsterdam ( email )

Spui 21
Amsterdam, 1018 WB
Netherlands

Gunn Birkelund

University of Oslo - Department of Sociology and Human Geography ( email )

Moltke Moesvei 31
Oslo, 0851
Norway

Marcel Coenders

Utrecht University ( email )

Vredenburg 138
Utrecht, 3511 BG
Netherlands

Valentina Di Stasio

University of Oxford ( email )

Mansfield Road
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 4AU
United Kingdom

Marina Fernandez Reino

University of Oxford ( email )

Mansfield Road
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 4AU
United Kingdom

Anthony Heath

University of Oxford - Department of Sociology ( email )

Suite 8
Littlegate House
Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 1PT
United Kingdom

Ruud Koopmans

WZB Berlin Social Science Center - Department of Migration, Integration, Transnationalization ( email )

Reichpietschufer 50
Berlin, 10785
Germany

Edvard Larsen

University of Oslo ( email )

PO Box 6706 St Olavs plass
Oslo, N-0317
Norway

Javier G. Polavieja

Universitat Pompeu Fabra ( email )

Ramon Trias Fargas 25-27
08005 Barcelona
Spain

Maria Ramos

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid ( email )

CL. de Madrid 126
Madrid, Madrid 28903
Spain

Lex Thijssen

Utrecht University ( email )

Vredenburg 138
Utrecht, 3511 BG
Netherlands

Susanne Veit

WZB Berlin Social Science Center ( email )

Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin, 10785
Germany

Ruta Yemane

WZB Berlin Social Science Center ( email )

Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin, 10785
Germany

Dieuwke Zwier

University of Amsterdam ( email )

Spui 21
Amsterdam, 1018 WB
Netherlands

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