Discerning Discrimination: Does Interviewing Firms Make a Difference?
AbstractThis paper examines the problems generated by three firm-based analyses of discrimination. Besides the detailed difficulties associated with each of these studies, a common failing is ignoring worker behavior, an error that can cause considerable bias in estimating discrimination.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Eastern Economic Association in its journal Eastern Economic Journal.
Volume (Year): 21 (1995)
Issue (Month): 3 (Summer)
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