Does Ethnic Discrimination Vary Across Minority Groups? Evidence from a Field Experiment

  title={Does Ethnic Discrimination Vary Across Minority Groups? Evidence from a Field Experiment},
  author={Alison Booth and Andrew Leigh and Elena Varganova},
  journal={Econometrics: Econometric \& Statistical Methods - Special Topics eJournal},
We conduct a large-scale field experiment to measure labour market discrimination in Australia, one quarter of whose population was born overseas. To denote ethnicity, we use distinctively Anglo-Saxon, Indigenous, Italian, Chinese and Middle Eastern names. We compare multiple ethnic groups, rather than a single minority as in most other studies. In all cases we applied for entry-level jobs and submitted a CV indicating that the candidate attended high school in Australia. We find significant… 
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