Lynn Richard - Vanhanen Tatu - IQ and Global Inequality


Author : Lynn Richard - Vanhanen Tatu
Title : IQ and Global Inequality A sequel to IQ and the Wealth of Nations
Year : 2006

Link download : Lynn_Richard_-_Vanhanen_Tatu_-_IQ_and_Global_Inequality.zip

PREFACE. Why Isn't the Whole World Developed ? The question "Why isn't the whole world developed?" was the title of a keynote lecture delivered in 1981 at a conference of the American Economie History Association by Richard Easterlin, a distinguished development economist and the Kenan Professor of Economies at the University of Pennsylvania. His lecture was relevant for the present book because he raised the possibility that there might be differences in intelligence between the peoples of different countries and that these might explain why sorne are more economically developed than others. However, he rejected this possibility: "1 think we can safely dismiss the view that the failure of modern technological knowledge to spread rapidly was due to significant differences among nations in the native intelligence of their populations. To my knowledge there are no studies that definitively establish differences, say, in basic IQ among the peoples of the world" (1981, p. 5). Twenty years later two other economists, Eric Hanushek of the Hoover Institution and Dennis Kimko of the American National Bureau of Economie Research, reiterated this position: "we assume that the international level of average ability of students does not vary across countries" (Hanushek and Dennis Kimbo, 2000, p. 1191). ...

1521 reads


You might also like

News

Updates are only available to donors. To make a donation please go to this page : Donate You will...

Continue reading

Brenier Flavien - Les juifs et le Talmud Partie 1

Auteur : Brenier Flavien Ouvrage : Les juifs et le Talmud Partie 1 Année : 1913 Lien de...

Continue reading

Kamenetsky Ihor - The tragedy of Vinnytsia

Author : Kamenetsky Ihor Title : The tragedy of Vinnytsia Year : 1989 Link download :...

Continue reading

Conversano Daniel - Comment Hervé Ryssen a brisé notre amitié pour sauver son business

Auteur : Conversano Daniel Ouvrage : Comment Hervé Ryssen a brisé notre amitié pour sauver son...

Continue reading

Brenier Flavien - Marxism and judaism

Author : Brenier Flavien (Salluste) Title : Marxism and judaism Year : 1928 Link download :...

Continue reading

Brenier Flavien - Les origines secrètes du bolchevisme

Auteur : Brenier Flavien (Salluste) Ouvrage : Les origines secrètes du bolchevisme Henri Heine et...

Continue reading

Boccaccio Giovanni - The Decameron

Author : Boccaccio Giovanni Title : The Decameron Year : 1349-1353 Link download :...

Continue reading

Terry Patricia - Renard the Fox

Author : Terry Patricia Title : Renard the Fox The misadventures of an epic hero Year : 1983 Link...

Continue reading

Mulley Clare - The women who flew for Hitler

Author : Mulley Clare Title : The women who flew for Hitler The true story of Hitler’s Valkyries...

Continue reading




Balder Ex-Libris
Review of books rare and missing


Balder Ex-Libris