Bayesian Bigot? Statistical Discrimination, Stereotypes, and Employer Decision Making

Much of the debate over the underlying causes of discrimination centers on the rationality of employer decision making. Economic models of statistical discrimination emphasize the cognitive utility of group estimates as a means of dealing with the problems of uncertainty. Sociological and social-psy...

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Volume: 621
Main Author: Pager, Devah
Karafin, Diana
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Los Angeles, CA Sage Publications 01.01.2009
SAGE Publications
Sage Publications, Inc
published in: The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science Vol. 621; no. 1; pp. 70 - 93
Data of publication: 20090101
ISSN: 0002-7162
EISSN: 1552-3349
Discipline: Social Sciences (General)
Political Science
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Web of Knowledge
Social Sciences Citation Index
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Web of Science - Social Sciences Citation Index - 2009
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