Does work experience mitigate discrimination?
Stijn Baert (),
Andrea Albanese (),
Sofie du Gardein,
Jolien Ovaere and
Economics Letters, 2017, vol. 155, issue C, 35-38
We test whether ethnic discrimination is heterogeneous by job candidates’ work experience. Fictitious applications are sent to vacancies. We find significant discrimination when candidates have no or little experience but no unequal treatment when they have twenty years of experience.
Keywords: Hiring discrimination; Statistical discrimination; Ethnicity; Experience; Human capital (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C93 J15 J24 J71 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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