The Use of Field Experiments for Studies of Employment Discrimination: Contributions, Critiques, and Directions for the Future

@article{Pager2007TheUO,
  title={The Use of Field Experiments for Studies of Employment Discrimination: Contributions, Critiques, and Directions for the Future},
  author={Devah Pager},
  journal={The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science},
  year={2007},
  volume={609},
  pages={104 - 133}
}
  • D. Pager
  • Published 1 January 2007
  • Sociology
  • The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
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