Older American workers are still struggling to find jobs
- September 8, 2016
- Research by David Neumark, economics, in Fortune and Reuters, Sept. 8, 2016
A recent study by economists at the University of California, Irvine and Tulane University found strong evidence of age discrimination in hiring, particularly for older women. The researchers sent out 40,000 dummy job applications that included signals on the job-seekers’ ages, and then monitored the response rates.
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