Does age matter for employability? A field experiment on ageism in the Swedish labour market

This article presents the findings of the first field experiment on age discrimination in the Swedish labour market. Pairs of matched applications, one from a fictitious 31-year-old male applicant and one from a fictitious 46-year-old male applicant, were sent to employers with job openings for rest...

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Volume: 19
Main Author: Ahmed, Ali M
Andersson, Lina
Hammarstedt, Mats
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: ABINGDON Taylor & Francis 01.03.2012
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published in: Applied economics letters Vol. 19; no. 4; pp. 403 - 406
Data of publication: 3/1/2012
ISSN: 1350-4851
1466-4291
EISSN: 1466-4291
Discipline: Economics
Series: Applied Economics Letters
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