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Handbook on the economics of discrimination

Author: William M Rodgers
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2006.
Series: Elgar original reference.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discrimination's dynamic nature means that no single theory, method, data or study should be relied upon to assess its magnitude, causes, or remedies. Despite some gains in understanding, these remain active areas of debate among researchers and policymakers. This title presents a range of issues related to this complex and challenging problem.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Handbook on the economics of discrimination.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2006
(DLC) 2005052321
(OCoLC)61200828
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William M Rodgers
ISBN: 184720015X 9781847200150
OCLC Number: 70216014
Description: 1 online resource (x, 304 pages).
Contents: Contributors; Introduction; Chapter 1: A primer on wage gap decompositions in the analysis of labor market discrimination; Chapter 2: Using matched employer-employee data to study labor market discrimination; Chapter 3: Learning about discrimination by talking to employers; Chapter 4: Discrimination: experimental evidence from psychology and economics; Chapter 5: A critical review of studies of discrimination against workers with disabilities; Chapter 6: Discrimination based on sexual orientation: a review of the literature in economics and beyond.
Series Title: Elgar original reference.
Responsibility: edited by William M. Rodgers III.

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Discrimination's dynamic nature means that no single theory, method, data or study should be relied upon to assess its magnitude, causes, or remedies. Despite some gains in understanding, these remain active areas of debate among researchers and policymakers. This title presents a range of issues related to this complex and challenging problem.

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