First Depressed, then Discriminated Against?

@article{Baert2016FirstDT,
  title={First Depressed, then Discriminated Against?},
  author={Stijn Baert and Sarah De Visschere and Koen J. L. Schoors and E. Omey},
  journal={European Economics: Labor & Social Conditions eJournal},
  year={2016}
}
  • Stijn Baert, Sarah De Visschere, +1 author E. Omey
  • Published 2016
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • European Economics: Labor & Social Conditions eJournal
  • Each year a substantial share of the European population suffers from major depression. This mental illness may affect individuals' later life outcomes indirectly by the stigma it inflicts. The present study assesses hiring discrimination based on disclosed depression. To this end, between May 2015 and July 2015, we sent out 288 trios of job applications from fictitious candidates to real vacancies in Belgium. Within each trio, one candidate claimed to have become unemployed only recently… CONTINUE READING
    20 Citations
    Mental illness and stigma from a socioeconomic perspective
    • 1
    • PDF
    Does Marital Status Affect How Firms Interpret Job Applicants' Un/Employment Histories?
    • 2
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF
    HOW DOES LABOUR MARKET HISTORY INFLUENCE THE ACCESS TO HIRING INTERVIEWS
    • 1
    • PDF
    LGBTI in OECD Countries: A Review
    • 22
    • PDF
    The impact of mental and substance-use disorders on employment transitions.
    • 18
    The impact of the UK National Minimum Wage on mental health
    • 13
    • PDF

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 50 REFERENCES
    Don't Worry, Be Happy? Happiness and Reemployment
    • 42
    • PDF
    Mental illness and employment discrimination
    • H. Stuart
    • Psychology, Medicine
    • Current opinion in psychiatry
    • 2006
    • 273
    The gender gap in mental health service use
    • 58