Journal Article

What's in a name? reconciling conflicting evidence on ethnic names

Abstract: One study shows that Kenya and Hakim might have more trouble getting their resumes noticed than Allison and Brad do. But another study indicates that distinctively African-American names don't lead to worse economic outcomes in adulthood.

Keywords: Discrimination in employment;

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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Part of Series: The Regional Economist

Publication Date: 2006

Issue: Jan

Pages: 10-11