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Keywords:Discrimination in employment 

Journal Article
Wage disparities and industry segregation: a look at Black-White income inequality from 1950-2000

The last sixty years has been a period of profound change for Black Americans. In the 1950s and 1960s, Supreme Court cases and federal legislation eliminated many unfair and discriminatory laws passed over the course of the prior century that had effectively subordinated Black Americans to second class citizenship. A variety of social and economic conditions have changed during the roughly six decades since the modern Civil Rights Movement began, in part as a result of these decisions, and significant shifts in cultural norms and beliefs, as well. The purpose of this article is to explore ...
Profitwise , Issue Jul , Pages 10-16

Journal Article
Amendment to rules issued regarding equal opportunity, effective February 5, 1996

Federal Reserve Bulletin , Issue Feb

Journal Article
Immigrant experience: the relation between skin color and pay

There is considerable evidence of discriminatory treatment of immigrants in employment and access to housing, and the author?s research suggests that factors such as height and darkness of skin may influence how immigrants are treated.
Communities and Banking , Issue Spr , Pages 18-19

Journal Article
Unconsciousness raising: the pernicious effects of unconscious bias

Even if we could completely eliminate intentional discrimination, unconscious bias would still remain.
Regional Review , Issue Q 1 , Pages 32-37

Working Paper
Which industries are the best employers for women? an application of a new Equal Employment Opportunity Index

This paper introduces and proposes a policy application for a new Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Index. The index is comprised of multiple measures of employers' human resource management outcomes and is designed to reflect employers' systemic EEO efforts. The index is applied to industry data from the Current Population Survey, and the tenets of Total Quality Management (TQM) theory are used for interpretation of results. It is found that the mining/construction industry provides a relatively inhospitable climate for women in the form, primarily, of a high degree of gender-related ...
FRB Atlanta Working Paper , Paper 2003-11

Journal Article
Occupational divide

Regional Review , Issue Spr , Pages 13-18

Journal Article
Changes in the racial earnings gap since 1960

Income inequality between races has been a widely used indicator of economic prosperity and opportunity (or the lack thereof) within the diverse population of the U.S. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibited discrimination in public places, provided for the integration of schools and other public facilities, and made employment discrimination illegal, thus improving the quality of education and providing more job opportunities for African-Americans. Nevertheless, disparities remain.
The Regional Economist , Issue July

Discussion Paper
Employers' discriminatory behavior and the estimation of wage discrimination

Special Studies Papers , Paper 227

Journal Article
Women's wages

FRBSF Economic Letter

Journal Article
Comments on spinning the top: considering the impact of women's paid and unpaid work

We should acknowledge that discrimination still exists and that womens work lives have been considerably improved by their ability to legally challenge discriminatory practices.
Regional Review , Issue Q 1 , Pages 56-57


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