Does Work Experience Mitigate Discrimination?

We test whether ethnic discrimination is heterogeneous by job candidates' work experience. Fictitious applications are sent to vacancies. We find significant discrimination when candidates have no or little experience but no unequal treatment when they have twenty years of experience.

Uitvoerder Stijn Baert, Andrea Albanese, Sofie du Gardein, Jolien Ovaere, Jarno Stappers - Universiteit Gent
Periode 2015-2017
Trefwoorden Hiring discrimination, Statistical discrimination, Ethnicity, Experience, Human capital
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2017.03.011