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Hiring discrimination in the French financial sector: an econometric analysis on field experiment data

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  • Emmanuel DUGUET
  • Pascale PETIT

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We study the determinants of hiring gender discrimination in the French financial sector through a controlled experiment. We find that, on the one hand, the access differences to job interviews by women and men are primarily explained by the expectation of a maternity by young women and, on the other hand, we also find that some institutional mechanisms compensate this difference of treatment between genders so that there is no significant discrimination on average.

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Article provided by ENSAE in its journal Annals of Economics and Statistics.

Volume (Year): (2005)
Issue (Month): 78 ()
Pages: 79-102

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Handle: RePEc:adr:anecst:y:2005:i:78:p:04

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  2. Anthony Edo & Nicolas Jacquemet, 2014. "Discrimination à l'embauche selon l'origine et le genre : défiance indifférenciée ou ciblée sur certains groupes ?," Université Paris1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Post-Print and Working Papers) halshs-00935241, HAL.
  3. Yannick L'Horty, 2013. "Anatomie d'une politique régionale de lutte contre les discriminations," Working Papers halshs-00848525, HAL.
  4. Yannick L'Horty & Emmanuel Duguet & Loïc Du Parquet & Pascale Petit & Florent Sari, 2011. "The effect of place of residence on access to employment : a field experiment on qualified young job applicants in Ile-de-France," TEPP Working Paper 2011-02, TEPP.
  5. Loïc Du Parquet & Emmanuel Duguet & Yannick L'Horty & Pascale Petit & Florent Sari, 2011. "Être mobile pour trouver un emploi? Les enseignements d’une expérimentation en région parisienne," TEPP Research Report 2011-03, TEPP.
  6. Pascale Petit, 2004. "Effet des syndicats sur les inégalités entre les femmes et les hommes : une revue de la littérature," Cahiers de la Maison des Sciences Economiques v04076, Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris 1).
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  8. Emmanuel Duguet & Loïc Du Parquet & Yannick L'Horty & Pascale Petit, 2012. "New Evidence of Ethnic and Gender discriminations in the French Labor Market using experimental data: A ranking extension of correspondence testings," Working Papers halshs-00856235, HAL.

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