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Age of Awareness

Bad Incentives Create Bad Outcomes

The college admissions system shows the harmful effects of flawed assumptions

Photo by MD Duran on Unsplash

Columbia math professor Michael Thaddeus recently decided to look into his university’s lofty ranking — #2! — in the annual U.S. News and World Report list. He found that Columbia had, at worst lied and at best massaged its data about how many full-time faculty it has and how…

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George Dillard

George Dillard

Exploring the past to illuminate politics, the environment, and more. Also: worldhistoryfacts.com. Buy me a beverage: https://ko-fi.com/georgedillard