EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Manager Ethnicity and Employment Segregation

Laura Giuliano () and Michael Ransom ()

ILR Review, 2013, vol. 66, issue 2, 346-379

Abstract: The authors examine the effect of manager ethnicity on the ethnic composition of employment using nine years of personnel records from a regional grocery store chain in the United States. The workforce studied is composed almost entirely of a white majority and a large Hispanic minority; the authors focus on the role of Hispanic ethnicity. Estimating models with store fixed effects, the authors examine the effects of manager ethnicity on hiring, transfer, and separation patterns. Effects of manager ethnicity are compared across several types of jobs, with significant effects occurring on hiring patterns but not on transfers, and effects occurring on separation patterns in only one atypical case. The authors also find that the effects on hiring occur only in jobs or departments with very few employees.

Date: 2013
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (6) Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/001979391306600203 (text/html)

Related works:
Working Paper: Manager Ethnicity and Employment Segregation (2011) Downloads
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:sae:ilrrev:v:66:y:2013:i:2:p:346-379

DOI: 10.1177/001979391306600203

Access Statistics for this article

More articles in ILR Review from Cornell University, ILR School
Bibliographic data for series maintained by SAGE Publications ().

 
Page updated 2022-08-15
Handle: RePEc:sae:ilrrev:v:66:y:2013:i:2:p:346-379