Essays about: "Taste-based discrimination"

Found 2 essays containing the words Taste-based discrimination.

  1. 1. Ethnic Discrimination in London’s Housing Market – Are Bangladeshi women worse off applying for housing compared to White women?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Matilda Fredholm; Sonja Stanicic; [2019-02-15]
    Keywords : Taste-based discrimination; Statistical discrimination; London housing market; Bangladeshi; Correspondence testing design; Ethnic discrimination;

    Abstract : This study investigates ethnic discrimination for sublets in London’s rental housing market. By applying an experimental design, four female fictitious characters were created to apply for housing advertisements on the website Gumtree. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gender Wage Gap in Urban Nicaragua: Evidence from Decomposition Analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Eduardo Camilo Pacheco Medina; [2013]
    Keywords : Gender wage gap; Nicaragua; discrimination; Oaxaca-Blinder; RIF-regressions.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This paper empirically investigates explanations to the gender wage gap in urban Nicaragua for 2005 and 2009. For this task, using data from the EMNV survey, we applied an Oaxaca-Blinder (1973) decomposition (standard and correcting for selection bias) of the mean wage and the novel Recentered Influence Function (RIF) regression method introduced by Firpo, Fortin, and Lemieux (2009) for the wage distribution. READ MORE