Field experiments, such as audit and correspondence studies, are a compelling way to test for gender discrimination in the labor market
Can differences in men and women’s pay and employment opportunities be explained by discrimination or by differences in their preferences or productivity? Ghazala Azmat and Barbara Petrongolo explore what has been learned from economic experiments about the continued prevalence of gender gaps in the labor market.
Women have made major inroads in labor markets throughout the past century. As a […]