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Table 1 Overview of anonymous job applications in German experiment

From: Anonymous job applications in Europe

Process # Applications Anonymization Basic descriptives Control group(s)
1 27 Standardized Application Form 93 Percent Female Subsequent Recruitment
    25 Percent Migrant  
    25 Percent Callback Rate  
2 593 Blackening 46 Percent Female a) Past Recruitment
    29 Percent Migrant b) Other Region (Simultaneous Recruitment)
    14 Percent Callback Rate  
3 719 Blackening 64 Percent Female
    17 Percent Migrant  
    60 Percent Callback Rate  
4 128 Copying non-sensitive information in other document 2 Percent Female
    45 Percent Migrant  
    29 Percent Callback Rate  
5a 318 Standardized Application Form 60 Percent Female Past Recruitment
    17 Percent Migrant  
    17 Percent Callback Rate  
5b 89 Standardized Application Form 80 Percent Female Past Recruitment
    18 Percent Migrant  
    28 Percent Callback Rate  
6a 505 Blackening 76 Percent Female Simultaneous Vacancy
    33 Percent Migrant  
    14 Percent Callback Rate  
6b 179 Blackening 71 Percent Female Simultaneous Vacancy
    30 Percent Migrant  
    17 Percent Callback Rate  
7 248 Blackening 21 Percent Female Fictitious Review
    34 Percent Migrant  
    22 Percent Callback Rate  
8 809 Refinement of Online Application 53 Percent Female a) Past Recruitment
    3 Percent Migrant b) Same Vacancy, but Non-Anonymized Applications
    32 Percent Callback Rate  
9 92 Refinement of Online Application 27 Percent Female a) Past Recruitment
    46 Percent Migrant b) Other Region (Simultaneous Recruitment)
    93 Percent Callback Rate