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Is women's soccer unusually profitable?

If women soccer players are discriminated against, their employers must be making a lot of extra profits of their toil. If women soccer players are paid less than their marginal revenue product, the organisers of their tournaments and those that broadcasted them must be doing very well indeed. 631 more words

Labour Economics

Drug testing helps minority job applicants @jacindaardern

Statistical discrimination is a harsh mistress. If reliable measures of the quality of job applicants are unavailable for short-listing, such as credit checks, coarser, less reliable screening devices will be employed. 522 more words

Labour Economics

Screen actor demographics

Look at the U.S. population compared to Oscar winners if you want to see who isn't represented. #OscarsSoWhite pic.twitter.com/N9kYStzFbM

— Ninja Economics (@NinjaEconomics) January 29, 2016

Labour Economics

False Choice Between Babies and Startups

A couple of years ago, I was interviewing for a position at a start-up. I had been on the job-hunt for several months and was becoming more and more desperate to land a job. 251 more words