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Discrimination Against Migrant Job Applicants in Austria: An Experimental Study

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  • Doris Weichselbaumer, 2017. "Discrimination Against Migrant Job Applicants in Austria: An Experimental Study," German Economic Review, Verein für Socialpolitik, vol. 18(2), pages 237-265, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:germec:v:18:y:2017:i:2:p:237-265
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    1. Zhongmin Wang & Xinlin Jing, 2018. "Job Satisfaction Among Immigrant Workers: A Review of Determinants," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 139(1), pages 381-401, August.
    2. Veit, Susanne & Thijsen, Lex, 2019. "Almost identical but still treated differently: hiring discrimination against foreign-born and domestic-born minorities," EconStor Open Access Articles, ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics, pages 1-20.
    3. Thijssen, Lex & Lancee, Bram & Veit, Susanne & Yemane, Ruta, 2019. "Discrimination against Turkish minorities in Germany and the Netherlands: field experimental evidence on the effect of diagnostic information on labour market outcomes," EconStor Open Access Articles, ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics, pages 1-18.

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