Guess Who's Been Coming to Dinner? Trends in Interracial Marriage over the 20th Century
Guess Who's Been Coming to Dinner? Trends in Interracial Marriage over the 20th Century by Roland G. Fryer Jr.. Published in volume 21, issue 2, pages 71-90 of Journal of Economic Perspectives, Spring 2007, Abstract: This paper studies marriages across black, white, and Asian racial lines....18 June, 2007
An Empirical Analysis of 'Acting White'
There is a debate among social scientists regarding the existence of a peer externality commonly referred to as 'acting white.' Using a newly available data set (the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health), which allows one to construct an objective measure of a student's popularity,...1 May, 2005
The Causes and Consequences of Distinctively Black Names
In the 1960s Blacks and Whites chose relatively similar first names for their children. The patterns in the data appear most consistent with a model in which the rise of the Black Power movement influenced how Blacks perceived their identities. We find, however, no negative relationship between...1 August, 2004