Archive for December, 2011

The use of heritability in policy development

A cross post from Evolving Economics: The heritability straw man has copped another bashing, this time in the Journal of Economic Perspectives. In it, Charles Manski picks up an old line of argument by Goldberger from 1979 and argues that heritability research is uninformative for the analysis of policy. Manski starts by arguing that heritability estimates are […]

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