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demographics
used in Outliers

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Definition
characteristics of a human populations; e.g., population density and income distribution
  • To have been born before 1911 is to have been demographically unlucky.
    Chapter 5 (39% in)
  • * Lesson N u m b e r Two: Demographic L u c k 5.
    Chapter 5 (32% in)
  • This same demographic logic applies to Jewish lawyers in New York like Maurice Janklow.
    Chapter 5 (39% in)
  • The decade of the 1930s is what is called a "demographic trough."
    Chapter 5 (43% in)
  • And of course they were: they had to feed the needs of the big generation just ahead of those born in the demographic trough of the 1930s, and the big generation of baby boomers coming up behind them.
    Chapter 5 (51% in)
  • Mort Janklow went to Columbia University Law School, because demographic trough babies have their pick of selective schools.
    Chapter 5 (53% in)
  • This person will have been born in a demographic trough, so as to have had the best of New York's public schools and the easiest time in the job market.
    Chapter 5 (94% in)
  • They persist, generation after generation, virtually intact, even as the economic and social and demographic conditions that spawned them have vanished, and they play such a role in directing attitudes and behavior that we cannot make sense of our world without them.
    Chapter 6 (91% in)

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