Correcting for ability bias by measuring ability

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January 2, 2012
by Bryan Caplan  
Posted in Commentary

"The straightforward way to test for ability bias is to measure ability, then control for it. If this approach failed to reveal ability bias, it would be reasonable to dismiss it. In practice, though, the straightforward test finds ability bias to be not merely real, but large. I'm not going to let anyone forget it." (01/02/12)  

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