Can Cricket Reduce Caste-Based Discrimination? This and Other Findings On Reducing Discrimination for the Next Generation of Workers

Author(s): 
Matthew Lowe, Lisa Corsetto
Organization/Affiliation(s): 
The Briq Institute on Behavior & Inequality, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)
Resource Type: 
Publication Date: 
Sep 27, 2018

There is strong evidence of hiring discrimination against marginalized groups in many countries. Policymakers and researchers alike are developing and testing methods to reduce discrimination in the hiring process, and reduce discriminatory thinking among youth. This presentation explores the cutting-edge research that has exposed the extent of discrimination in job markets and innovations to help the next generation of workers face a fairer hiring market. After reviewing the global evidence, you'll read about one such example: how playing cricket with teammates from other castes could reduce caste-based discrimination among youth in India.

 

 

 

 

Topic: 
Monitoring & Evaluation
Tags: 
Community Development
Conflict Area
Conflict Prevention
Economic Empowerment
Livelihoods
Market Research & Assessments