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Discrimination in a Segmented Society: an Experimental Approach

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  • Fershtman, C.
  • Gneezy, U.

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This paper propose an experimental approach to studying different aspects of discrimination. Experiment participants played various games with opponents of distinct ethnic affiliation. When strategic choices depend upon this ethnic affiliation, we gain direct evidence of ethnic discrimination.

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  • Fershtman, C. & Gneezy, U., 2000. "Discrimination in a Segmented Society: an Experimental Approach," Papers 2000-9, Tel Aviv.
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:teavfo:2000-9
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    Keywords

    DISCRIMINATION ; SOCIETY;

    JEL classification:

    • D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
    • D70 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - General

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