A field experiment to study sex and age discrimination in the Madrid labour market

@article{Albert2011AFE,
  title={A field experiment to study sex and age discrimination in the Madrid labour market},
  author={Roc{\'i}o Albert and L. Escot and Jos{\'e} Andr{\'e}s Fern{\'a}ndez-Cornejo},
  journal={The International Journal of Human Resource Management},
  year={2011},
  volume={22},
  pages={351 - 375}
}
This article presents the findings of a field experiment carried out in Madrid which aims to analyse gender and age discrimination in hiring in the labour market of Madrid. A set of five pairs of fictitious man–woman curricula was sent in response to 1062 job offers in six occupations which were advertised on Internet over an eight-month period. It was quantified subsequently the extent to which the different firms contacted more or less the candidates of different sex, age and marital status… Expand
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