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Meritocracy and economic inequality

Author: Samuel Bowles; Steven Durlauf; Kenneth Joseph Arrow
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton university press, ©2000.
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A collection of essays providing evidence that the connection between intelligence and inequality is weak and demonstrates that targeted educational and economic reforms can reduce the income gap and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Bowles; Steven Durlauf; Kenneth Joseph Arrow
ISBN: 0691004684 9780691004686
OCLC Number: 801316497
Description: XV, 348 p. tab., diagr. 24 cm.
Contents: List of Contributors Introduction By Kenneth Arrow, Samuel Bowles, Steven Durlauf Pt. 1. Merit, Reward, and Opportunity 1. Merit and Justice By Amartya Sen 2. Equality of Opportunity By John E. Roemer Pt. 2. The Causes and Consequences of "Intelligence" 3. IQ Trends over Time: Intelligence, Race, and Meritocracy By James R. Flynn 4. Genes, Culture, and Inequality By Marcus W. Feldman, Sarah R. Otto, Freddy B. Christiansen Pt. 3. Schooling and Economic Opportunity 5. Schooling, Intelligence, and Income in America By Orley Ashenfelter, Cecilia Rouse 6. Does Schooling Raise Earnings by Making People Smarter? By Samuel Bowles, Herbert Gintis 7. A Reanalysis of The Bell Curve: Intelligence, Family Background, and Schooling By Sanders Korenman, Christopher Winship 8. Occupational Status, Education, and Social Mobility in the Meritocracy By Robert M. Hauser, John Robert Warren, Min-Hsiung Huang Contributors: "et al." 9. Understanding the Role of Cognitive Ability in Accounting for the Recent Rise in the Economic Return to Education By John Cawley, James Heckman, Lance Lochner Contributors: "et al." Pt. 4. Policy Options 10. Inequality and Race: Models and Policy By Shelly J. Lundberg, Richard Startz 11. Conceptual Problems in the Enforcement of Anti-Discrimination Laws By Glenn Loury 12. Meritocracy, Redistribution, and the Size of the Pie By Roland Benabou Index
Responsibility: Kenneth Arrow, Samuel Bowles and Steven Durlauf editors.

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"A distinguished group of editors has compiled this collection of 12 papers by some of the most notable scholars in the field... This book raises important issues about economic inequality, returns Read more...

 
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