March 03, 2007
Distraction. Stephen Levitt is co-author of a popular book Freakanomics, and also co-authors the always interesting Freaknomics blog. The most recent blog entry there points to some interesting research done by Levitt and Fry on why blacks don't do as well as whites in the job market. If you're interested in the "achievement gap", take a peek at the Forbes article.