Some Thoughts on Economists’ Duels in Court

This blogpost is based on 1) a forthcoming paper (“Economists Entered the ‘Numbers Game’. Measuring Discrimination in the U.S. Courtrooms, 1971-1989) 2) a discussion I had with students while using the Harvard trial as a teaching example, and 3) my own uncertainties about what I think about it.    Students for Fair Admissions, an anti-affirmative … Continue reading Some Thoughts on Economists’ Duels in Court