Meritocracy and economic inequality / Kenneth Arrow, Samuel Bowles, and Steven Durlauf, editors.

A collection of 12 original papers contributed by scholars, with an introduction by the editors.

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Other Authors: Arrow, Kenneth J. 1921-2017., Bowles, Samuel., Durlauf, Steven N.
Format: Book
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2000.
Table of Contents:
  • Merit and justice / Amartya Sen
  • Equality of opportunity / John E. Roemer
  • IQ trends over time: intelligence, race, and meritocracy / James R. Flynn
  • Genes, culture, and inequality / Marcus W. Feldman, Sarah P. Otto, and Freddy B. Christiansen
  • Schooling, intelligence, and income in America / Orley Ashenfelter and Cecilia Rouse
  • Does schooling raise earnings by making people smarter? / Samuel Bowles and Herbert Gintis
  • A reanalysis of The Bell curve: intelligence, family background, and schooling / Sanders Korenman and Christopher Winship
  • Occupational status, education, and social mobility in the meritocracy / Robert M. Hauser [and others]
  • Understanding the role of cognitive ability in accounting for the recent rise in the economic return to education / John Cawley [and others]
  • Inequality and race: models and policy / Shelly J. Lundberg and Richrd Startz
  • Conceptual problems in the enforcement of anti-discrimination laws / Glenn Loury
  • Meritocracy, redistribution, and the size of the pie / Roland Bénabou.