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Does Racial Discrimina?on Persist± Evidence from 2004 U. of Chicago/MIT Feld experiment: “Are Emily and Greg More Employable than Lakisha and Jamal?” Sent out fake resumes—tracked responses of businesses Resumes sent in Boston and Chicago
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Unformatted text preview: • Similar or higher paper creden<als to applicants with African±American sounding names – Emily Walsh/Greg Baker vs. Lakisha Washington/Jamal Jones • Jobs in sales, administra<ve support, clerical and customer service 5...
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course ECON 104 taught by Professor Dolenc during the Fall '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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