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CentrePiece Article
In brief...Prejudice in a time of recession David Johnston and Grace Lordan detect a widening of racial inequalities in the UK labour market when the economy is weak David W. Johnston and Grace Lordan
November 2015
Paper No' CEPCP453:
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CentrePiece 20 (2) Autumn 2015


Tags: prejudice; attitudes; recessions; racism; discrimination


This article summarises 'Racial Prejudice and Labour Market Penalties during Economic Downturns' by David Johnston and Grace Lordan, forthcoming in the European Economic Review
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CEP Discussion Paper
Giving a Little Help to Girls? Evidence on Grade Discrimination and its Effect on Students' Achievement Camille Terrier
March 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1341:
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JEL Classification: I21; I24; J16


Tags: gender; grading; discrimination; progress

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CEP Occasional Paper
Gender and the Labor Market: What Have We Learned from Field and Lab Experiments? Ghazala Azmat and Barbara Petrongolo
March 2014
Paper No' CEPOP40:
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JEL Classification: J16; J24; J71; C91; C92; C93


Tags: gender; field experiments; lab experiments; discrimination; gender preferences

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CEP Discussion Paper
When Work Disappears: Racial Prejudice and Recession Labour Market Penalties David W. Johnston and Grace Lordan
February 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1257:
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JEL Classification: J7


Tags: prejudice; attitudes; recessions; racism; discrimination

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CEP Discussion Paper
A Question of Degree: The Effects of Degree Class on Labor Market Outcomes Andy Feng and Georg Graetz
May 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1221:
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JEL Classification: C26; I24; J24; J31


Tags: high skill wage inequality; regression discontinuity design; statistical discrimination

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Do Professors Really Perpetuate the Gender Gap in Science? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in a French Higher Education Institution Thomas Breda and Son Thierry Ly June 2012
Paper No' CEEDP0138:
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JEL Classification: I23; J16


Tags: discrimination; gender stereotypes; natural experiment; sex and science

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CEP Discussion Paper
Racial Discrimination and Competition Ross Levine, Alexey Levkov and Yona Rubinstein
August 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1069:
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JEL Classification: J7; J31; D43; D3; G21; G28


Tags: discrimination; imperfect competition; banks; regulation

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CEP Discussion Paper
Gender, Productivity and the Nature of Work and Pay: Evidence from the Late Nineteenth-Century Tobacco Industry Björn Eriksson, Tobias Karlsson, Tim Leunig and Maria Stanfors June 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1053:
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JEL Classification: J16; J24; J71; J33; J40; L25


Tags: gender; productivity; discrimination; piece-rates; time-rates; labour markets; firm survival

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CEP Discussion Paper
Educational Returns, Ability Composition and Cohort Effects: Theory and Evidence for Cohorts of Early-Career UK Graduates Norman Ireland, Robin A. Naylor, Jeremy Smith and Shqiponja Telhaj July 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0939:
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JEL Classification: J31; J24; I21; D82


Tags: educational returns; college wage premium; degree class; ability bias; statistical discrimination

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Assessed by a Teacher Like Me: Race, Gender and Subjective Evaluations Amine Ouazad
December 2008
Paper No' CEEDP0098:
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JEL Classification: C23;I2;J15;J16;J7;J82


Tags: grading; discrimination; stereotype threat; race; gender

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CEP Discussion Paper
Freedom Fries Guy Michaels and Xiaojia Zhi
July 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0815:
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JEL Classification: J15; F14


Tags: trade; discrimination

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CEP Discussion Paper
Unions and the Sword of Justice: Unions and Pay Systems, Pay Inequality, Pay Discrimination and Low Pay A Charlwood, K Hansen and David Metcalf March 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0452:
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Tags: unions; pay distribution; discrimination