Are suburban firms more likely to discriminate against African-Americans?
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Are suburban firms more likely to discriminate against African-Americans?

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Published by University of California, San Diego, Dept. of Economics in La Jolla, CA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Discrimination in employment -- United States,
  • African Americans -- Employment -- United States,
  • Personnel directors -- United States -- Attitudes,
  • African American executives -- United States -- Attitudes

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Edition Notes

StatementSteven Raphael, Michael A. Stoll, Harry J. Holzer.
SeriesDiscussion paper -- 98-05, Discussion paper (University of California, San Diego. Dept. of Economics) -- 98-05.
ContributionsStoll, Michael A., Holzer, Harry J., 1957-, University of California, San Diego. Dept. of Economics.
The Physical Object
Pagination38 p. ;
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13625141M
OCLC/WorldCa40924998

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  This paper assesses whether African-Americans are more likely to experience employment discrimination in the suburbs relative to the central city. We compare central city-suburban differences in racial hiring outcomes for firms where whites are in charge of hiring to the comparable difference for firms where blacks are in charge of by: Suburban black employers, however, receive many more applications from blacks and hire more blacks than do white firms in either location. This paper presents a test of the hypothesis that employers in suburban locations are more likely to discriminate against African Americans than are employers located in central cities. Abstract: This paper presents a test of the hypothesis that employers in suburban locations are more likely to discriminate against African Americans than are employers located in central cities. Using a difference-in-difference framework, we compare central-city/suburban differences in racial hiring outcomes for firms where a white person is in charge of hiring (white employers, for short) to similar geographic differences in outcomes for firms . Suburban black employers, however, receive many more applications from blacks and hire more blacks than do white firms in either location. This paper presents a test of the hypothesis that employers in suburban locations are more likely to discriminate against African-Americans than employers located in central cities.

“Are Suburban Firms More Likely to Discriminate against African Americans?” Journal of Urban Economics, November , 48 (3), pp. – Riach, Peter A. and Rich, Judity. “Testing for Racial Discrimination in the Labour Market.” Cambridge Journal of . Suburban black employers, however, receive many more applications from blacks and hire more blacks than do white firms in either location. Author(s): Raphael, Steven; Stoll, Michael A.; HOLZER, HARRY J | Abstract: This paper presents a test of the hypothesis that employers in suburban locations are more likely to discriminate against African-Americans than employers located in central cities. This paper presents a test of the hypothesis that employers in suburban locations are more likely to discriminate against African Americans than are employers located in central cities. Are Suburban Firms More Likely to Discriminate Against African-Americans? By Steven Raphael, Michael A. Stoll and HARRY J HOLZER. Abstract. This paper presents a test of the hypothesis that employers in suburban locations are more likely to discriminate against African-Americans than employers located in central cities. Using a difference-in.

  A ccording to data recently made available from the US Federal Reserve, more than half of companies that have black owners were turned down for loans, a . at distant locations prefer non-minority employees, suburban firms will be more likely to discriminate against minority workers. Hence, any benefits from improving accessibility may be offset by a greater propensity of suburban employers to discriminate against minorities. In this paper, we present a test of the hypothesis that African-Americans are more likely to encounter employment discr imination in the suburbs . BibTeX @MISC{Raphael98institutefor, author = {Steven Raphael and Michael A. Stoll and Harry J. Holzer}, title = {Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Paper no. Are Suburban Firms More Likely to Discriminate Against African Americans?}, year = {}}.   The law was passed at a time of significant turmoil, as cities around the nation were experiencing a wave of race-related unrest due to longstanding discrimination against African Americans.