Are young French jobseekers of ethnic immigrant origin discriminated against? A controlled experiment in the Paris area
AbstractThis study uses the findings of a correspondence testing in order to assess the potential discrimination at job access level against young people of ethnic origin from the underprivileged suburbs of the Paris area (Ile-de-France). We measure simultaneously the effects of place of residence (privileged or underprivileged city), of nationality (French or Moroccan), and of sound of surname and of forename on the chances of obtaining a job interview when answering a job ad. We base our assessment on a controlled experiment conducted on the profession of accountant. We constructed 16 jobseeker profiles and sent 1097 resumes in reply to 139 job vacancies advertised at the end of 2006. We find evidence of a significant discrimination.
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- Emmanuel DUGUET & Noam LEANDRI & Yannick L'HORTY & Pascale PETIT, 2010. "Are Young French Jobseekers of Ethnic Immigrant Origin Discriminated Against? A Controlled Experiment in the Paris Area," Annales d'Economie et de Statistique, ENSAE, issue 99-100, pages 187-215.
- Emmanuel Duguet & Noam Leandri & Yannick L'Horty & Pascale Petit, 2009. "Are young French jobseekers of ethnic immigrant origin discriminated against? A controlled experiment in the Paris area," Working Papers halshs-00809665, HAL.
- Emmanuel Duguet & Noam Leandri & Yannick L’Horty & Pascale Petit, 2008. "Are young French jobseekers of ethnic immigrant origin discriminated against? A controlled experiment in the Paris area," Documents de recherche 08-06, Centre d'Études des Politiques Économiques (EPEE), Université d'Evry Val d'Essonne.
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- J15 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of Minorities, Races, and Immigrants; Non-labor Discrimination
- J71 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor Discrimination - - - Hiring and Firing
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