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Sex Discrimination in the Labor Market
(Foundations and Trends in Microeconomics, 2006)
This paper examines sources of gender pay disparity and the factors that contribute to this pay gap. Many researchers question the role of discrimination and instead attribute the residual pay gap to gender differences in ...
Skin-Tone Effects among African Americans: Perceptions and Reality
(American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, 2006)
It is commonly assumed that lighter skinned African Americans receive preferential treatment over darker skinned counterparts. Using individual data from three sources, this paper examines the influence of skin tone on ...
Demand for a Jury Trial and the Selection of Cases for Trial
(Journal of Legal Studies, 2006)
This paper uses a unique data set to examine how parties in civil litigation choose whether to demand a jury trial or to waive this right and whether trial forum influences the probability of trial versus settlement. ...