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Gender differences in discrimination emerge early in life: Evidence from primary school children in a bilingual city

Silvia Angerer, E. Dutcher, Daniela Glätzle-Rützler (), Philipp Lergetporer and Matthias Sutter ()

Munich Reprints in Economics from University of Munich, Department of Economics

Abstract: We report the decisions of 824 young children who allocated a fixed endowment between two other children where only one spoke the same language as the decision maker. We show that boys are more likely to discriminate against the out-group.

Date: 2017
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Published in Economics Letters 152(2017): pp. 15-18

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