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dc.contributor.authorArai, Mahmooden_US
dc.contributor.authorBursell, Moaen_US
dc.contributor.authorNekby, Lenaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2008-09-18en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-07T11:30:22Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-07T11:30:22Z-
dc.date.issued2008en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:101:1-2008042512en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/34876-
dc.description.abstractUsing a two stage correspondence test methodology, this study tests employer priors against job-applicants with Arabic names compared to job-applicants with Swedish names. In the first stage, employers are sent CVs of equal observable quality. Thereafter, in the second stage, the CVs with Arabic names are given an advantage of, on average, two more years of relevant work experience. This setup allows us to test the strength of unfavorable priors against job-applicants with Arabic names and to what degree these priors are revised, on average, when resumes are enhanced. Results indicate no significant differences in call-backs for female applicants when CVs with Arabic names are enhanced. The call-back gap for men however remains large and significant despite a positive adjustment of CVs with Arabic names. This implies that negative priors against male job applicants with Arabic names are not revised by an increase in observable merits.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aIZA Discussion Papers |x3467en_US
dc.subject.jelJ15en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordCorrespondence testingen_US
dc.subject.keywordethnic discriminationen_US
dc.subject.keywordbiased testingen_US
dc.subject.keywordgenderen_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitsmarktdiskriminierungen_US
dc.subject.stwEthnische Diskriminierungen_US
dc.subject.stwAraberen_US
dc.subject.stwGeschlechten_US
dc.subject.stwPersonalbeschaffungen_US
dc.subject.stwSchwedenen_US
dc.titleBetween meritocracy and ethnic discrimination: the gender differenceen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn565549197en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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