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Gender Discrimination in Job Ads: Theory and Evidence

Peter J. Kuhn, Kailing Shen

NBER Working Paper No. 17453
Issued in September 2011

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The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research. The authors thank UC Santa Barbara‘s Institute for Social, Behavioral and Economic Research (ISBER) for financial support. Kuhn thanks UC Berkeley‘s Center for Labor Economics and the IZA for their generous hospitality during the research on this project. Catherine Weinberger, and seminar participants at Xiamen University, Tsinghua University, Renmin University China, ZEW (Centre for European Economic Research), University of Aarhus, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Trans-Pacific Labor Seminar, the all-UC labor economics conference, UC Denver, University of Heidelberg, IZA, Tilburg University, University of Amsterdam, Maastricht University and UCSB supplied helpful comments. Additional materials are available at: http://www.econ.ucsb.edu/~pjkuhn/Data/GenderDiscrim/GenderDiscrimIndex.htm

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