June 8, 2016
NEW YORK (FOX 5 NEWS) – A study from Harvard Business School found that African-American travelers trying to find a place to stay may have a tougher time getting an Airbnb rental than white ones. Professor Michael Luca says his team created male and female profiles with stereotypical white and black names. He said their study showed that profiles with names that are statistically more likely to be black people had a 15 percent lower acceptance rate than profiles with so-called white names….
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