Racial discrimination in the British labor market
This paper reports the results of a study of racial discrimination in the British job market for accountants and financial executives. The research design involved sending letters from fictitious applicants in response to job advertisements in the press. The applicants represented seven different nationalities, although all had identical qualifications and work experience. An analysis of the responses to these applications shows that considerable racial discrimination remains in the British labor market several years after the adoption of the Race Relations Act of 1968. (Abstract courtesy JSTOR.)
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Volume (Year): 34 (1981)
Issue (Month): 2 (January)
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