Video abstract: The relationship between conservatism and ethnic discrimination in the housing market

I created a short video abstract for our paper on the relationship between conservatism and ethnic discrimination in the housing market. We combine a large-scale field experiment with data from referendums and popular initiatives to show that the distinction between economic and social conservatism has real implications.

Lacroix, Julie, Didier Ruedin, and Eva Zschirnt. 2022. “Discrimination Driven by Variation in Local Conservatism: Evidence from a Nationwide Field Experiment.” European Sociological Review. doi: 10.1093/esr/jcac051.

Call for Papers: Discrimination as a driver of migration-related inequalities

It’s this time of the year: a call for papers for next year’s IMISCOE conference on “migration and inequalities” (Warsaw, 3-6 July 2023). We propose another set of panels on “discrimination as a driver of migration-related inequalities”.

Deadline: 25 November 2022

Submissions: online form

Full call here:

Does an Immigrant-Native Wage Gap Exist? And Is It Fair?

Blog post by Eva Van Belle over at the NCCR on the move on our meta-analysis and experiment on immigrant-native wage gaps:

People with a migration background face many barriers in the labour market. Research has shown that they have fewer chances of being invited for job interviews or being offered a promotion, and when they do get a job, they may well earn less or face worse working conditions. Much less is known about other forms of labour market discrimination, however. It seems therefore interesting to investigate whether immigrants face wage discrimination and whether people think this wage gap is fair.

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