Ancestry effects in Brazil: economist approach with person names

I have written a lot about ancestry approaches, generally from a psychometric and genomic angle. However, economists can also play this game. Daniel A. F. Lopes, Geraldo A. Silva Filho, and Leonardo Monasterio. Culture, Institutions and School Achievement in Brazil This paper estimates the impact of culture on the academic performance of Brazilian students in…

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Review: Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One’s Looking) (Christian Rudder)

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/21480734-dataclysm http://gen.lib.rus.ec/book/index.php?md5=9d2c0744b6bcce6ec9e67625125244a8 This good is based on the popular but discontinued OKTrends blog, but now apparently active again becus of the book release. There is some more info in the book than can be found on the blog, but overall there is much more on the blog. The book is short (300 pp) and written…

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