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Minority Faculty Hiring Power in Academe: an Economic Model

Joao Faria (), Paulo R. A. Loureiro, Frank Mixon and Adolfo Sachsida ()
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Paulo R. A. Loureiro: University of Brasilia

The Review of Black Political Economy, 2016, vol. 43, issue 3, 273-288

Abstract: Abstract This paper investigates whether minorities in academe exercise bargaining power in a way that influences hiring of other minority faculty. We develop a stylized model that shows how minorities influence the hiring of other minorities, taking into account the hiring of majority faculty. We postulate that such behavior is similar to the behavior of insider workers in the context of the insider-outsider literature.

Keywords: Minority faculty; Hiring power; Higher education; I23; J44; J79 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016
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DOI: 10.1007/s12114-016-9232-y

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