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Differences in IQ predict Italian North-South differences in (among other things) income: a comment


  • Sergio Beraldo



I 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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  • Sergio Beraldo, 2010. "Differences in IQ predict Italian North-South differences in (among other things) income: a comment," ICER Working Papers 06-2010, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:icr:wpicer:06-2010

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    1. Sergio Beraldo & Raul Caruso & Gilberto Turati, 2012. "Life is Now! Time Discounting and Crime: Aggregate Evidence from the Italian Regions (2002-2007)," Working papers 013, Department of Economics and Statistics (Dipartimento di Scienze Economico-Sociali e Matematico-Statistiche), University of Torino.

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