Discrimination by name
a study in Norwegian labor market

Birkelund G.E.

Oslo University, Oslo, Norway g.e.birkelund@sosgeo.uio.no

Rindsack O.T.

Institute of regional studies. National academy of sciences, Kiev, Ukraine olichkar@yahoo.com

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Birkelund G.E., Rindsack O.T. Discrimination by name: a study in Norwegian labor market. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2014. No 12. P. 37-40


Discrimination practices in Norway labor market are analyzed using author’s study of recognizability degree related to certain foreign names. Highest levels of recognizability are identified with regard to Chinese, Indian, and Russian names.

discrimination; research; name; immigrant; field experiment
Content No 12, 2014