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Title:Do employers discriminate by gender? A field experiment in female-dominated occupations PDF Logo
Authors:Booth, Alison L.
Leigh, Andrew
Issue Date:2010
Series/Report no.:IZA Discussion Papers 4690
Abstract:We test for gender discrimination by sending fake CVs to apply for entry-level jobs. Female candidates are more likely to receive a callback, with the difference being largest in occupations that are more female-dominated.
Subjects:Discrimination
field experiments
employment
gender
JEL:J71
C93
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:IZA Discussion Papers, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit (IZA)

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