When Quillian et al. (2017) meta-analyzed the research on hiring discrimination they found that black applicants received 36% fewer call backs than white applicants even when the submitted applications were identical in every way other than the race implied by the applicant's name. This sort of evidence is often pointed to as among the most … Continue reading On Racial Discrimination in Hiring
In this post, I am going to try and show that the White vote is more heterogeneous than often thought, or, at least, a lot more heterogeneous than I used to think it was. If you look at Whites as a whole, we look to be pretty consistent republicans: In a previous post, I documented … Continue reading Deconstructing the White Vote
In this post, I am going to critique the literature linking ethnic diversity to low levels of social cohesion. The Putnam Study Putnam (2007) is easily the most often cited paper to show that diversity negatively impacts communities. Putnam shows that participants from more diverse regions reported lower levels of social capital, the degree to … Continue reading Ethnic Diversity and Social Cohesion: a Critique
Recently, the media has done the alt-right a favor. A series of polls have asked people to rate their agreement with, or favorable feelings towards, the alt-right, White nationalists, White supremacists, Neo Nazis, and the KKK. This, in essence, is consumer research that the alt-right can use to inform how it labels itself. This first … Continue reading The Alt Right and Nazism
Previously, it has been shown that variation in intelligence and mean socio-economic status between the nations of North and South America can be partially accounted for by national variation in racial genetic admixture which in turn correlations with regional cognitive ability. It is also well known that, in the United States, Whites are more likely … Continue reading Race, Wealth, and Economic Freedom in North and South America
Recently, I was discussing with someone the strategic value of an American White identity political movement supporting free market policies. Traditionally, White Americans have supported the free market, at least rhetorically, and so I am inclined to think that it is strategically wise for right-wing political movements to support free market policies, at least rhetorically. However, … Continue reading Is support for the free market falling among white Americans?