Measuring Labour Differences between Natives, Non-Natives, and Natives with an Ethnic-Minority Background
Through a field study we measure differences in employment outcomes between natives, non-natives, and natives with an ethnic-minority background. It is suggested that the joint effect of productivity uncertainties and distastes against ethnic-minority groups should be higher for non-natives than for natives with an ethnic-minority background. However, it is revealed that both non-natives and natives with an ethnic-minority background face comparable occupational access constraints and are sorted into similarly lower paid vacancies. An ethnic name regardless of one's nationality is enough to generate unequal treatments.
|Date of creation:||Aug 2017|
|Publication status:||forthcoming in: Economics Letters, 2017|
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