Field Experiments on Discrimination

@article{Bertrand2016FieldEO,
  title={Field Experiments on Discrimination},
  author={Marianne Bertrand and Esther Duflo},
  journal={CEPR Discussion Paper Series},
  year={2016}
}
This article reviews the existing field experimentation literature on the prevalence of discrimination, the consequences of such discrimination, and possible approaches to undermine it. We highlight key gaps in the literature and ripe opportunities for future field work. Section 1 reviews the various experimental methods that have been employed to measure the prevalence of discrimination, most notably audit and correspondence studies; it also describes several other measurement tools commonly… Expand
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