Too Many of America’s Smartest Waste Their Talents

The wrong incentives lead lots of top students into finance or entrenched industries

Bloomberg Opinion
Jun 19, 2018 · 4 min read
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By Noah Smith

A high-profile court case about meritocracy and college admissions has captured much attention. A group called Students for Fair Admissions alleges that Harvard University uses highly subjective…

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