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

Alison Booth, Andrew Leigh

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    Abstract

    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.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)236-238
    JournalEconomics Letters
    Volume107
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2010

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