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The (Identification) Cards You Are Dealt: Biased Treatment of Anglos and Latinos Using Municipal-Issued versus Unofficial ID Cards

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Author(s): 

Ruth K. Ditlmann and Paul Lagunes

ISPS ID: 
D114
Keyword(s): 
Research design: 
Data type: 
Administrative
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Authors

Data source information: 

Authors.

Suggested citation: “Ruth K. Ditlmann and Paul Lagunes (2014). Replication Materials for ‘The (Identification) Cards You Are Dealt.’ http://hdl.handle.net/10079/15dv4dd. ISPS Data Archive.”

Field date: 
June 13, 2008
Location: 
Location details: 
CT
Unit of observation: 
Individuals
Sample size: 
217
Inclusion/exclusion: 
Retail store cashiers in New Haven, CT and three nearby malls
Randomization procedure: 
Throughout a period of four weeks, we randomly assigned 7–10 stores on a given day from our sample of 217 stores to Latino versus Anglo testers. At the stores testers randomly presented one of two IDs. Three matched pairs of Latinos and Anglos were sent to purchase $10 gift certificates using check payment in 217 stores.
Treatment: 
Latino vs. Anglo and Official vs. Unofficial IDs
Treatment administration: 
Door to door
Outcome measures: 
Asked to present an ID in order to complete a store purchase; acceptance of ID; minimum dollar amount quoted for the purchase of a gift card; and affect from store cashiers.
Archive date: 
2016
Archive contributor: 
Limor Peer
Owner: 
Authors
Owner contact: 

isps(at)yale(dot)edu

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Academic, non-commercial; see ISPS Terms of Use http://isps.yale.edu/research/data/terms-of-use

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