Finding Einsteins: Reducing inequality could quadruple innovation rates | #VentureCanvas

Dennis Price | ImpactAlpha


Inclusive Economics

A new study finds disturbing disparities in innovation rates by family-income level that have little to do with ability

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The latest research from Raj Chetty and the Equality of Opportunity Project has found disturbing disparities in innovation rates by family income level, race, and gender that have little to do with ability.

The researchers were able to study the lives of more than a million U.S. patent holders by linking patent and tax records with elementary-school test scores.

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