Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Cypriot Labour Market: Distastes or Uncertainty?

@article{Drydakis2014SexualOD,
  title={Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Cypriot Labour Market: Distastes or Uncertainty?},
  author={Nick Drydakis},
  journal={ERN: Europe (Development) (Topic)},
  year={2014}
}
  • Nick Drydakis
  • Published 10 August 2014
  • Psychology
  • ERN: Europe (Development) (Topic)
Sexual orientation and employment bias is examined in Cyprus (Republic of Cyprus: Nicosia, Limassol, Larnaca, Paphos) by implementing an experiment for the period 2010-2011. The design is aimed at answering three main questions: Do gay and lesbian people face occupational access constraints and entry wage bias than comparable heterosexuals? Do gay and lesbian people benefit from providing more job-related information? Does the differential treatment between gay/lesbian and heterosexual… Expand
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