Glen G. Cain's scientific contributions

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Examines economic discrimination in labor markets using a stochastic model. Analysis of several types of economic discrimination within the context of competitive market assumptions; Empirical plausibility and implications of the alternative models of economic discrimination; Role of statistical theories in the explanation of labor market discrimin...

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... However, if the decision-maker is restricted to not using the group information for wage assignment, the effort is equal for both groups. In many statistical discrimination models, the authors assume that individuals of different groups have identical a priori characteristics, but the decision-maker uses their group-based beliefs when facing imperfect information to assess the performance of individuals of a particular group (Aigner and Cain, 1977;Arrow, 1973;Coate and Loury, 1993;Fang and Moro, 2011). In some cases, these beliefs (stereotypes) lead to equilibria in which these discriminating beliefs are fulfilled. ...