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Field experiments, such as audit and correspondence studies, are a compelling way to test for gender discrimination in the labor market

Azmat, Ghazala and Petrongolo, Barbara (2014) Field experiments, such as audit and correspondence studies, are a compelling way to test for gender discrimination in the labor market. LSE American Politics and Policy (27 May 2014). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Can differences in men and women’s pay and employment opportunities be explained by discrimination or by differences in their preferences or productivity? Ghazala Azmat and Barbara Petrongolo explore what has been learned from economic experiments about the continued prevalence of gender gaps in the labor market.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2014 The Authors
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Sets: Research centres and groups > Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2014 08:41
Last Modified: 12 Aug 2014 08:41
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/58875

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