Is Ethnic Discrimination Due to Distaste or Statistics?

  title={Is Ethnic Discrimination Due to Distaste or Statistics?},
  author={Stijn Baert and Ann-Sophie De Pauw},
  journal={Political Methods: Experiments & Experimental Design eJournal},
  • Stijn Baert, Ann-Sophie De Pauw
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology
  • Political Methods: Experiments & Experimental Design eJournal
  • Employing a vignette experiment, we test the empirical importance of key attitudes underlying the models of taste-based and statistical discrimination in explaining ethnic hiring discrimination. We find that employer concern that co-workers and customers prefer collaborating with natives drives discrimination. 
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