Stigma and Labor Supply

Stigma is a mark associated with negative characteristics, which leads to discrimination. Stigma can be especially damaging in the labor market since it can psychologically affect labor suppliers. To slum dwellers, home address is a stigma. The research team aims to understand how bearing that stigma (and expecting discrimination) affects job application decisions and interview performance.

RFP Cycle:
JOI Brazil 2022 Second Semester
  • Ieda Matavelli
  • Jamie McCasland
  • Deivis Angeli
  • Fernando Secco
  • Full project