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Do employers discriminate by gender? A field experiment in female-dominated occupations

Booth, Alison; Leigh, Andrew


We test for gender discrimination by sending fake CVs to apply for entry-level jobs. Female candidates are more likely to receive a callback, with the difference being largest in occupations that are more female-dominated.

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Economics Letters
DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2010.01.034


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