Identification, screening and stereotyping in labour market discrimination

According to social-psychological research, feelings of uncertainty in decision-making evoke two opposite responses: (i) reduction of uncertainty by information search, leading to less stereotyping of people, and hence less discrimination; (ii) social identification with an ingroup, inducing more re...

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Volume: 4571
Main Author: Vendrik, Maarten C. M
Schwieren, Christiane
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 2009
published in: IZA Discussion Papers Vol. 4571
Data of publication: 2009
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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