The mark of a criminal record

@inproceedings{Devah2004TheMO,
  title={The mark of a criminal record},
  author={Devah Pager Devah},
  year={2004}
}
  • Devah Pager Devah
  • Published 2004
In an employment audit, matched pairs of individuals (“testers”) apply for real job openings to see whether employers respond differently to applicants on the basis of selected characteristics. The methodology combines experimental methods with real-life contexts. It is particularly valuable for those with an interest in discrimination, and has primarily been used to study characteristics such as race, gender, and age that are protected under the Civil Rights Act. 
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