Racism on eBay?

We investigate the impact of seller race in a field experiment involving baseball card auctions on eBay.¬†Photographs showed the cards held by either a dark-skinned/African-American hand or a light-skinned/Caucasian hand. Cards held by African-American sellers sold for approximately 20% ($0.90) less than cards held by Caucasian sellers, and the race effect was more pronounced in sales of minority player cards.” Research.

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