Large scale sex, race etc. discrimination studies: what do they show?

Given enough motivation, QRPs, biased reviewing and time, one can build an entire literature of studies proving anything. There’s plenty of all of these to prove left-wing ideological beliefs (and libertarian in economics). However, it is much harder to QRP large N datasets to give preferred results. So, what do large scale studies show about…

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Swedish immigrant crime data from the 1980s

I was skimming a Wikipedia article related to immigrant crime and came across an obscure Swedish language report from the 1990s: Ahlberg, J. (1996). Invandrares och invandrares barns brottslighet: En statistisk analys [Immigrants’ and immigrants’ children’s crime: a statistical analysis]. Brottsförebyggande rådet (BRÅ). (file available on OSF) This report is a goldmine. Briefly: Data from…

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General model for immigrant group traits and outcomes

(Broad-strokes modeling of how to think about immigrant performance. Some references are gone because they were written using the Zotero plugin, which I later uninstalled. I have re-added those I could recall.) Consider the model below: Something much like this has been my intuitive working model for thinking about immigrant groups’ traits and socioeconomic outcomes….

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