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The Asian Bell Curve: IQ, Educations and Inequality
The Asian Bell Curve: IQ, Educations and Inequality

Author(s): Petar Kočović, Goran Sokolov, Žaklina Kočović, Vladimir Kočović
Subject(s): Social differentiation, Ethnic Minorities Studies, Sociology of Education
Published by: Fakultet za poslovne studije i pravo
Keywords: Asian countries; Education; Flynn effect; GDP per capita; IQ; IQ of nations

Summary/Abstract: In famous book, “The Bell Curve” from Richard Herrnstein and Charles Murray was showed that in the United States there is a socioeconomic hierarchy of race and intelligence. They showed that whites are at the top of this hierarchy with the highest average IQ (103) and the highest socioeconomic status and earnings. Hispanics come next with an average IQ of 89 and intermediate socioeconomic status and earnings. Blacks come last with the lowest average IQ of 85 and the lowest socioeconomic status and earnings. They argued that the racial socioeconomic hierarchy is largely determined by differences in intelligence. IQ was consequence of education and will to be successful Inequality is also link between educations and will to be successful. This paper present link between tree parameters: will, education and GDP.

  • Issue Year: 6/2016
  • Issue No: 16
  • Page Range: 49-62
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: English