Examining differential treatment of single mothers and people with disabilities in the apartment rental market
Economics Letters, 2017, vol. 161, issue C, 34-37
This paper attempts to improve our understanding of rental market experiences of single mothers and people with disabilities. Inquiry emails randomly assigned a signal of disability receive 12.5% fewer responses than control emails, and those signaling single-motherhood receive 14.3% fewer.
Keywords: Discrimination; Field study; Housing; Single mother; Disability (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J15 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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