Evidence of Ethnic Discrimination in the Swedish Labor Market Using Experimental Data

  title={Evidence of Ethnic Discrimination in the Swedish Labor Market Using Experimental Data},
  author={M. Carlsson and Dan-Olof Rooth},
  journal={Labor: Demographics & Economics of the Family},
  • M. Carlsson, Dan-Olof Rooth
  • Published 2006
  • Economics
  • Labor: Demographics & Economics of the Family
  • * We present experimental evidence for recruitment discrimination against men with an Arabic sounding name. Our results show that every fourth employer discriminates against the minority. However, simulations indicate that ethnic discrimination is only responsible for less than one sixth of the native-immigrant unemployment gap. We extend previous analyses using this method by interviewing employers. We find that discriminatory employers have, to a greater extent, a male responsible for… CONTINUE READING
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