Sex Discrimination in Restaurant Hiring: An Audit Study

  title={Sex Discrimination in Restaurant Hiring: An Audit Study},
  author={David Neumark and Roy J. Bank and Kyle D. Van Nort},
  • David Neumark, Roy J. Bank, Kyle D. Van Nort
  • Published 1995
  • Psychology, Economics
  • This paper reports on a small-scale audit study that investigates sex discrimination in restaurant hiring. Comparably matched pairs of men and women applied for jobs as waiters and waitresses at 65 restaurants in Philadelphia. The 130 applications led to 54 interviews and 39 job offers. The results provide statistically significant evidence of sex discrimination against women in high-price restaurants. In high-price restaurants, job applications from women had an estimated probability of… CONTINUE READING
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