Workplace Discrimination

  • Blog

    Drug Prices, China, Workplace Harassment: RAND Weekly Recap

    This weekly recap focuses on U.S. prescription drug prices, how not to confront China, sexual harassment in today's workplace, and more.

    Sep 27, 2019

  • A woman at a desk upset by something on a laptop, photo by fizkes/Getty Images

    Q&A

    Sexual Harassment in Today's Rapidly Changing Workplace

    Carra Sims, a senior behavioral and social scientist, has studied sexual harassment in the workplace for over a decade. In this Q&A, she discusses the changes that have taken place in recent years and the issue of accountability in matrixed organizations and in the gig economy.

    Sep 23, 2019

  • Equations and formulas behind scales of justice, images by monsitj and DNY59/Getty Images

    Report

    Addressing the Challenges of Algorithmic Equity

    Social institutions increasingly use algorithms for decisionmaking purposes. How do different perspectives on equity or fairness inform the use of algorithms in the context of auto insurance pricing, job recruitment, and criminal justice?

    Jul 11, 2019

  • Protesters gather to the #unteilbar demonstration in Berlin, Germany, October 13, 2018

    Commentary

    Berlin Protests Highlight Need for Sound Employment Discrimination Laws in Germany

    Germany has a legal tradition and a strong constitution that promotes equality for all those living within its borders. That tradition could end up being a factor as German policymakers consider whether it is advantageous for the nation as a whole that the newest members of its society should have the necessary legal protections to succeed socially and economically.

    Nov 15, 2018

  • Journal Article

    Gender and Physician Specialization and Practice Settings in Ecuador: A Qualitative Study

    More women than men are now doctors in Ecuador, but gender norms still exert strong influence on female physicians' choice of specialty and practice setting.

    Dec 8, 2016

  • A military job fair in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

    Report

    10 FAQs About Veterans' Transitions to Civilian Life

    The transition from military service to the civilian world can be challenging, especially for veterans with no prior civilian work experience and those with injuries or disabilities. A decade of research addressing these veterans' issues is summarized in ten questions and answers.

    May 23, 2016

  • Journal Article

    Discouraged Workers? Job Search Outcomes of Older Workers

    To what extent can the elderly readily find suitable jobs? In the context of a theoretical job search model, we examine the decision to search for a job and the probability of transitioning to employment using a large sample of non-workers from the Health and Retirement Study.

    Jan 1, 2006

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    Kirsten M. Keller

    Senior Behavioral Scientist; Associate Director, Manpower, Personnel, and Training Program, RAND Project AIR FORCE; Faculty Member, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in industrial/organizational psychology, University of Maryland; M.A. in industrial/organizational psychology, University of Maryland; B.A. in psychology, Franklin and Marshall College

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    Maria C. Lytell

    Associate Director, Personnel, Training, and Health Program, RAND Arroyo Center
    Education Ph.D. in industrial-organizational psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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    David Schulker

    Policy Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in policy analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School; MPhil in policy analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School; BS in economics, U.S. Air Force Academy