Differences in IQ predict Italian North-South differences in (among other things) income: a comment
AbstractI provide a discourse on the article by Prof. Lynn (2010), which suggests that differences in intelligence explain per capita income levels across the Italian regions. To emphasize that his article is affected by flaws leading to false conclusions. This is clear as soon as some basic principles underpinning any rigorous scientific analysis are employed to discuss his findings.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by ICER - International Centre for Economic Research in its series ICER Working Papers with number 06-2010.
Length: 14 pages
Date of creation: Mar 2010
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IQ; Income; Education; Italy.;
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