April 2017

IZA DP No. 10738: Hiring Discrimination: An Overview of (Almost) All Correspondence Experiments Since 2005

revised version published in: S.M. Gaddis (ed.): Audit Studies Behind the Scenes with Theory, Method, and Nuance, 2018, 63-77 [Online Access]

This chapter aims to provide an exhaustive list of all (i.e. 90) correspondence studies on hiring discrimination that were conducted between 2005 and 2016 (and could be found through a systematic search). For all these studies, the direction of the estimated treatment effects is tabulated. In addition, a discussion of the findings by discrimination ground is provided.