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Essays on Development and Experimental Economics: Migration, Discrimination and Positional Concerns


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Title: Essays on Development and Experimental Economics: Migration, Discrimination and Positional Concerns
Authors: Andersson, Lisa
E-mail: lisa.andersson@economics.gu.se
Issue Date: 22-Nov-2013
University: University of Gothenburg. School of Business, Economics and Law
Institution: Department of Economics ; Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik
Parts of work: Andersson, L., Jakobsson, N. Kotsadam, A. (2012) "A Field Experiment of Discrimination in the Norwegian Housing Market: Gender, Class, and Ethnicity" Land Economics 88(2), 233-240. http://le.uwpress.org/content/88/2/233.short
Date of Defence: 2013-12-13
Disputation: Fredagen den 13 december 2013, kl 10.15, sal E43, Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik, Vasagatan 1
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Economic Studies
216
Keywords: class
discrimination
Ethiopia
ethnicity
experiment
fixed effects
field experiment
housing market
gender
income comparison
migration
panel data
private inter-household transfers
propensity score matching
reference groups
remittances
subjective well-being
Abstract: Paper 1: A Field Experiment of Discrimination in the Norwegian Housing Market: Gender, Class, and Ethnicity We test for gender, class, and ethnic discrimination in the Norwegian rental housing market using fake application letters. Females, individuals with high job status, and ethnic Norwegians are more likely to receive positive responses. For example, being an Arabic man and working in a warehouse is associated with a 25 percentage point lower probability of receiving a positive response whe... more
ISBN: 978-91-85169-88-7 (pdf)
978-91-85169-87-0 (printed)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/34455
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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