Why Employers Favor Men


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The researchers wanted to take a closer look at the source of this gender divide, so they used online experiments to probe two types of gender discrimination:

  • Statistical discrimination, which is rooted in beliefs about average gender differences in abilities or skills.

  • Taste-based discrimination, which is driven by stereotypes, favoritism for one group, and a bias against another group.

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