Unexplored Dimensions of Discrimination in Europe: Religion, Homosexuality, and Physical Appearance

Reprint No. 2015:37

Author(s): Eleonora Patacchini, Giuseppe Ragusa and Yves ZenouYear: 2015 Title: Unexplored Dimensions of Discrimination Chapter: 6-9Editor(s): Tito Boeri, Eleonora Patacchini and Giovanni PeriPublisher: Oxford University PressCity: Oxford, UK Pages: 149–243
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This study analyses different forms of discrimination towards individuals in the labor market. In particular, it examines the potential for discrimination of sexual orientation, religion, and physical appearance and weight. The analysis is conducted by means of a survey of the existing literature and by an empirical analysis, using European data as well as Italian data collected through an experimental design.

Patacchini, Eleonora, Giuseppe Ragusa and Yves Zenou (2015), "Unexplored Dimensions of Discrimination in Europe: Religion, Homosexuality, and Physical Appearance". Chapter 6-9, pp. 149–243 in Tito Boeri, Eleonora Patacchini and Giovanni Peri, eds., Unexplored Dimensions of Discrimination . Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

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