Pervasive Prejudice: Unconventional Evidence of Race and Gender discrimination

Pervasive Prejudice: Unconventional Evidence of Race and Gender discrimination

by Ian Ayres


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In this thorough confrontation of discrimination in the marketplace, Ian Ayres reveals surprising evidence that in many different types of transactions, blacks and women are routinely put at a disadvantage—by unequal offers, unequal policies, and subtle forms of discrimination.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780226033532
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 11/01/2003
Series: Studies in Law and Economics Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 445
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Ian Ayres is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Table of Contents

1 "Untitled" Discrimination
Part I Disparate Treatment
2 Gender and Race Discrimination in Retail Car Negotiations (with Peter Siegelman)
3 Toward Causal Explanation
4 Discrimination in Consummated Transactions
5 Legal Implications
Part II Disparate Impact
6 Unequal Racial Access to Kidney Transplantation (with Laura G. Dooley and Robert S. Gaston)
7 A Market Test for Race Discrimination in Bail Setting (with Joel Waldfogel)
Part III Affirmative Action
8 How Affirmative Action at the FCC Auctions Decreased the Deficit (with Peter Cramton)
9 Expanding the Domain of Civil Rights Empiricism

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