Discrimination and Poverty

  • Shelley Correll
  • Cecilia Ridgeway
  • David Pedulla

Leaders: Shelley Correll, David Pedulla, Cecilia Ridgeway 

The Poverty and Discrimination RG is charged with developing a regularized protocol for measuring the amount and extent of discrimination in labor and housing markets. It is increasingly clear that labor market discrimination, far from withering away, remains very prominent for many statuses and in many types of markets. However, because this research tradition is based on “one-off” audit studies and laboratory experiments, it is not possible to compare across studies and assess which types of discrimination are the most important or the most resistant to change. There is accordingly a need to build a standardized protocol for monitoring trends in discrimination across the various types of discrimination in play (e.g., poverty status, employment status, homelessness, economic background, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, incarceration status, citizenship, religion, disability). The twofold objective of this protocol is to make it possible to assess which types of discrimination are especially prominent and which types are growing weaker or stronger over time.

 

Discrimination - CPI Research

Title Author Media
The Political Sociology of the Death Penalty: A Pooled Time-Series Analysis David Jacobs and Jason T. Carmichael

The Political Sociology of the Death Penalty: A Pooled Time-Series Analysis

Author: David Jacobs and Jason T. Carmichael
Publisher:
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Sexual Orientation and Labor Market Discrimination Bruce Elmslie and Edinaldo Tebaldi

Sexual Orientation and Labor Market Discrimination

Author: Bruce Elmslie and Edinaldo Tebaldi
Publisher: Journal of Labor Research
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Evidence on Discrimination in Employment: Codes of Color, Codes of Gender William A. Darity and Patrick L. Mason

Evidence on Discrimination in Employment: Codes of Color, Codes of Gender

Author: William A. Darity and Patrick L. Mason
Publisher:
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Male-Female Wage Differentials in Urban Labor Markets Oaxaca, Ronald

Male-Female Wage Differentials in Urban Labor Markets

Author: Oaxaca, Ronald
Publisher: International Economic Review
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Freedom's Law: The Moral Reading of the American Constitution Ronald Dworkin

Freedom's Law: The Moral Reading of the American Constitution

Author: Ronald Dworkin
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Date:

discrimination - CPI Affiliates

Richard Thompson Ford's picture Richard Thompson Ford George E. Osborne Professor of Law
Stanford University
Amitabh Chandra's picture Amitabh Chandra Malcolm Wiener Professor of Social Policy, Director of Health Policy Research
Harvard University
Sandra E. Black's picture Sandra E. Black Professor of Economics
The University of Texas at Austin
Anne Morrison Piehl's picture Anne Morrison Piehl Professor of Economics; Research Associate, National Bureau of Economics Research; Research Fellow, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Steven N.  Durlauf's picture Steven N. Durlauf Kenneth J. Arrow Professor of Economics; William F. Vilas Research Professor
University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Discrimination - Other Research

Title Author Media
Punishment and Inequality in America Bruce Western

Punishment and Inequality in America

Author: Bruce Western
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
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Assimilation and Transnationalism: Determinants of Transnational Political Action among Contemporary Migrants Luis E. Guarnizo, Alejandro Portes, William Haller

Assimilation and Transnationalism: Determinants of Transnational Political Action among Contemporary Migrants

Author: Luis E. Guarnizo, Alejandro Portes, William Haller
Publisher: American Journal of Sociology
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The Dual Economy Averitt, Robert T.

The Dual Economy

Author: Averitt, Robert T.
Publisher: New York: Norton
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Shadowed Lives: Undocumented Immigrants in American Society Ralph Chavez

Shadowed Lives: Undocumented Immigrants in American Society

Author: Ralph Chavez
Publisher: Harcourt Brace College Publishers
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What Do Unions Do Freeman, Richard B. and James L. Medoff

What Do Unions Do

Author: Freeman, Richard B. and James L. Medoff
Publisher: Basic Books
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