Inaccurate Statistical Discrimination
Noah Smith 🐇
Important econ paper about discrimination
Evidence shows that inaccurate beliefs can dramatically change how discrimination should be interpreted.
Inaccurate statistical discrimination. Important paper, developing an idea that has been hinted at but never before elaborated (to my knowledge).
"when not explicitly accounted for, inaccurate statistical discrimination can be mistaken for taste-based discrimination, accurate statistical discrimination, or a combination of the two."