WebHeader_Grove.jpg
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Make your tax-deductible year-end gift today!

Race & Jobs

Guest host Susan Stamberg speaks with Marianne Bertrand, co-author of an experiment testing employer discrimination. The study used first and last names perceived to sound like an African-American name or a Caucasian name on resumes with similar education and skills. The researchers found that the names perceived to be Caucasian were 50-percent more likely to be called back.

Copyright 2002 NPR