JTOL0099 The Completely Unimportant, Little-known List of Misconceptions About Wealth Inequality, the Wealth Gap, (and Discrimination)
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Just the tip… of the non-existent iceberg. Some not so important things about some of the biggest debates in our times. There are some seriously great research links below, also.

How data on income inequality and the wealth gap often misses key components to the argument at hand.
How data tells a different story depending on how much groups are broken into subgroups.
Evidence against the theory of continued white supremacy in the US that is consistently ignored or diminished in its importance.
Evidence against oppression being the cause of income inequality, the wealth gap, and less income for ‘minorities’, in light of the advancement of other minorities.
Researching backwards rather than forward without prior conclusions.
Can we experience life through data and reports, summarized with an agenda, rather than interacting with the world? Continued in Part 3. *cliffhanger*

As always, thank you for watching! Talk soon.

Sources:
SUCCESS OF SUBGROUPS OR OTHER MINORITIES
https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2015-10-13/it-isn-t-just-asian-immigrants-who-excel-in-the-u-s-
http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/2015/04/09/a-rising-share-of-the-u-s-black-population-is-foreign-born/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_ethnic_groups_in_the_United_States_by_household_income
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_ethnic_groups_in_the_United_States_by_per_capita_income
“Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld, The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups in America (New York: The Penguin Press, 2014), p. 42. west indians
“Secret Weapon,” (https://www.amazon.com/Triple-Package-Unlikely-Explain-Cultural/dp/0143126350)
The Economist, June 20, 2015, “Special Report: Nigeria,” p. 8” nigerian immigrants (http://www.economist.com/sites/default/files/20150620_sr_nigeria.pdf)
Excerpts From: Thomas Sowell. “Wealth, Poverty and Politics.”
http://www.nytimes.com/imagepages/2011/05/15/magazine/15-Leonhardt.html? (Graphing Religions and Income)

CORRELATION BETWEEN FAMILY STRUCTURE AND INCOME
https://scholar.harvard.edu/percheski/publications/family-structure-and-reproduction-inequalities
http://houseofdebt.org/2014/04/10/family-structure-and-inequality.html
http://www.fathers.com/statistics-and-research/the-extent-of-fatherlessness/

IQ AND INCOME
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0160289607000219 (Intelligence and socioeconomic success: A meta-analytic review of longitudinal research, Strenze)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0160289607000219 (Do you have to be smart to be rich?)
https://thesocietypages.org/socimages/2008/02/06/correlations-of-iq-with-income-and-wealth/ (Article Citing Above Study)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0160289615000148 (Differences in cognitive ability, per capita income, infant mortality, fertility and latitude across the states of India, Lynn, Yadav)

EARNING POTENTIAL DUE TO FIELD OF MAJOR CHOICE DIFFERING BY RACE
https://cew.georgetown.edu/wp-content/uploads/AfricanAmericanMajors_2016_web.pdf
https://trends.collegeboard.org/education-pays/figures-tables/students-stem-fields-gender-and-race-ethnicity
http://theop.princeton.edu/reports/wp/ANNALS_Dickson_Manuscript%20(Feb%2009).pdf (Race and Gender Differences in College Major Choice, Dickson)
http://public.econ.duke.edu/~psarcidi/arcidimetrics.pdf (Ability Sorting and the Returns to College Major, Arcidiacono)

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