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Meritocracy and economic inequality

Author: Arrow, Kenneth ; Bowles, Samuel ; Durlauf, StevenPublisher: Princeton University Press, 2000.Language: EnglishDescription: 348 p. : Graphs ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0691004684Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Meritocracy and Economic Inequality Contents List of Contributors Introduction Kenneth Arrow, Samuel Bowles, and Steven Durlauf PART ONE: MERIT, REWARD, AND OPPORTUNITY One Merit and Justice Amartya Sen Two Equality of Opportunity John E. Roemer PART TWO: THE CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES OF " INTELLIGENCE" Three IQ Trends over Time: Intelligence, Race, and Meritocracy James R. Flynn Four Genes, Culture, and Inequality Marcus W Feldman, Sarah P. Otto, and Freddy B. Christiansen PART THREE: SCHOOLING AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY Five Schooling, Intelligence, and Income in America Orley Ashenfelter and Cecilia Rouse Six Does Schooling Raise Earnings by Making People Smarter? Samuel Bowles and Herbert Gintis Seven A Reanalysis of The Bell Curve: Intelligence, Family Background, and Schooling Sanders Korenman and Christopher Winship vii ix 3 5 17 33 35 61 87 89 118 137 vi CONTENTS Eight Occupational Status, Education, and Social Mobility in the Meritocracy Robert M. Hauser, John Robert Warren, Min-Hsiung Huang, and Wendy Y Carter Nine Understanding the Role of Cognitive Ability in Accounting for the Recent Rise in the Economic Return to Education John Cawley, James Heckman, Lance Lochner, and Edward Vytlacil PART FOUR: POLICY OPTIONS Ten Inequality and Race: Models and Policy Shelly J. Lundberg and Richard Startz Eleven Conceptual Problems in the Enforcement of Anti-Discrimination Laws Glenn Loury Twelve Meritocracy, Redistribution, and the Size of the Pie Roland Bénabou Index 179 230 267 269 296 317 341

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