according to the results, "in the early history of the exchange, Jewish and German applicants were significantly more likely to be rejected, while Irish applicants were slightly favored. The advent of the WWI in 1914 raised the probability that applicants with German names would be rejected by 10%."

At the beginning, the German ethnicity was kept away from labor market discrimination thanks to their significant skills. However, the political and historical developments of the world resulting into two world wars that divided the nations in two groups, with Germany being the most important element in the equation is believed to have slightly changed the situation.

Today, according to Census Bureau data, the Germans are the largest ethnic minority living within the U.S.A. borders ("Largest Ethnic/Racial Groups in the U.S.). "In fact, there is an estimated 47 million German-Americans according to the year 2000 census of the United States."(Mitchell) It is...
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