Ethnic Discrimination in the Greek Labour Market: Occupational Access, Insurance Coverage and Wage Offers

@article{Drydakis2010EthnicDI,
  title={Ethnic Discrimination in the Greek Labour Market: Occupational Access, Insurance Coverage and Wage Offers},
  author={Nick Drydakis and M. Vlassis},
  journal={Wiley-Blackwell: Manchester School},
  year={2010}
}
  • Nick Drydakis, M. Vlassis
  • Published 2010
  • Economics
  • Wiley-Blackwell: Manchester School
  • By means of a field experiment we investigate whether low-skilled male Albanians face discrimination in the Greek labour market. To test for discrimination in occupational access, curriculum vitae which differed only in ethnicity were faxed to firms. The probability for Albanians to receive an interview is lower than for Greeks by 21.4 percentage points. Furthermore, by exploiting the informal wage and insurance coverage offers on the part of employers, we find a wage discrimination factor of… CONTINUE READING
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