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Correspondence Experiments Since 2005

Click below to download the third chapter, "Hiring Discrimination: An Overview of (Almost) All Correspondence Experiments Since 2005" by Stijn Baert.

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Introduction to Audit Studies

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Technical Aspects of Correspondence Studies

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Auditing and the Activist Scholar Tradition

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To Match or Not to Match?

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Call For Papers:
Southern Sociological Society conference in New Orleans, April 4-7, 2018.

Organized by Raj Ghoshal and Michael Gaddis

Raj Ghoshal and Michael Gaddis are organizing a paper session for the 2018 Southern Sociological Society meetings. We seek abstracts of papers that present audit studies of the effects of race, gender, religion, parenthood status, sexual orientation, or any other social characteristic, on the treatment of individuals seeking employment, apartments, roommates, government services, or other outcomes. We also welcome papers addressing methodological or theoretical issues in audit studies.

Please submit to rghoshal AT elon.edu and mgaddis AT soc.ucla.edu by Wednesday, October 25th, and include:

(1) Title of paper
(2) Contact information and affiliation for each author.
(3) Abstract or extended abstract (approx. 450-550 words).

We will submit the session to the program committee shortly after October 25th.

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