Summer School 2016

Measuring Discrimination.

Monday, 22 August to Friday, 26 August 2016
University of Neuchatel

The summer school 2016 addressed methodological questions and challenges connected with measuring discrimination of minorities at large. Particular emphasis was placed on methods such as correspondence testing, factorial survey experiments, implicit association tests and surveys. Leading experts in the field of discrimination studies presented a wide range of approaches and tools to help doctoral and postdoctoral students expand their understanding of discrimination.

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Implicit Discrimination: What Does the Evidence Tell Us?
Jens Agerström (Linnaeus University)

Perceived Discrimination, Measuring, Coping and Consequences
Iris Andriessen (SCP, The Netherlands Institute for Social Research, The Hague)

Do Employer Preferences Contribute to Sticky Floors?
Stijn Baert (Ghent University)

How to Explain the Immigrant-Native Employment/Income Gap?
Pieter Bevelander (Malmö University)

Correspondence Testing: (Practical) Evidence from Swiss Experiments
Ana Fernandes (Bern University of Applied Sciences)

Recent Advances in Survey Experiment Designs
Dominik Hangartner (London School of Economics and Political Science)

Reasons for Employer Discrimination in Apprentice Recruitment
Christian Imdorf (University of Bern)

Legal Aspects of Measuring Discrimination
Kurt Pärli (University of Basel)

Does Attractiveness Matter in Funding Outcomes?
Judy Rich (University of Portsmouth)

The Measure of Discrimination: Methodological and Epistemological Issues
Patrick Simon (INED, French Institute for Demographic Studies, Paris)