Monitoring hiring discrimination through online recruitment platforms

  title={Monitoring hiring discrimination through online recruitment platforms},
  author={Dominik Hangartner and Daniel Kopp and Michael Siegenthaler},
Women (compared to men) and individuals from minority ethnic groups (compared to the majority group) face unfavourable labour market outcomes in many economies 1 , 2 , but the extent to which discrimination is responsible for these effects, and the channels through which they occur, remain unclear 3 , 4 . Although correspondence tests 5 —in which researchers send fictitious CVs that are identical except for the randomized minority trait to be tested (for example, names that are deemed to sound… 

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  • D. Neumark
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    Journal of Economic Literature
  • 2018
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