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Gender and the labour market: evidence from experiments


Lab experiments are an increasingly valuable tool for understanding differences in how men and women are treated in the labour market. Dr Ghazala Azmat and Professor Barbara Petrongolo explore what has been learned about the extent to which differences in men and women’s pay and employment opportunities can be explained by discrimination or by differences in their preferences or productivity.


Ghazala Azmat and Barbara Petrongolo

8 May 2014     Paper Number CEPCP425

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This CentrePiece article is published under the centre's Labour markets programme.