何浩然 | Labor Market Discrimination against Family Responsibilities: A Correspondence Study with Policy Change in China

时间:2018-11-30浏览:17设置

时间:2018年12月7日(周五)16:00-17:30

地点:中北校区理科大楼A302

题目:Labor Market Discrimination against Family Responsibilities: A Correspondence Study with Policy Change in China

主讲人:何浩然 副教授

主持人:龚冰琳 研究员

摘要:

China’s highly controversial one-child policy (1979-2015) was shifted to the two-child policy in 2016. We take advantage of this unexpected policy change and the heterogeneities in the pre-2016 policy environment to investigate statistical discrimination against expected family responsibilities. In a two-wave correspondence study before and after the policy change, about 9,000 fictitious resumes were sent to real online job advertisements. The information on the applicants’ gender and only-/sibling-child status was systematically varied. We find that women, but not men, are subject to statistical discrimination for expected family responsibilities. This discrimination worsens as the probability of maternity increases with age.

主讲人简介:

何浩然,瑞典哥德堡大学经济学博士,北京师范大学经济与工商管理学院副教授、博士生导师。主要研究领域为亲社会行为、团队决策、就业市场、公共政策评估。近年来,已在Experimental Economics、Journal of Economic Behavior &  Organization、Journal of Economic Psychology、Economics Letters、Environment and Development Economics、Environment and Planning A、《管理世界》、《经济学(季刊)》、《世界经济》等上发表多篇论文。

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