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Bigoted? No, just overconfident and bad at statistics

There are different shades of discrimination. There is active dislike of a particular group of people, and then there is the tendency to make generalisations about individuals based on the (perceived) characteristics of the group you associate them with e.g. of … Continue reading

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Boy snobs

Social status matters. And if you’re lucky enough to have an impressive surname, you might do rather well in life. So well that some people are apparently prepared to lie about their true name – such as Catarina Pietra Toumei, … Continue reading

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Toilet troubles

Have you heard of Professor Jay Pil Choi, of Michigan State University’s Economic Department? He’s the author of weighty contributions to economic academia such as “Recent Developments in Antitrust”, “Tying in Two-Sided Markets with Multi-Homing”, and “Up or Down? A Male … Continue reading

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Another reason to be sporty

As if we needed another one. Do you work in HR or recruitment? Have you noticed an odd pattern recently? Some slightly odd CVs - sometimes they’ll have an odd name, other times include a photo of someone extraordinarily attractive. You … Continue reading

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