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audit
used in Freakonomics

6 uses
  • Nor do the black-white audit studies predict what might have happened in a job interview.
    p. 189.7
  • A recent audit discovered that the police in Atlanta were radically underreporting crime since the early 1990s.
    p. 88.8
  • Over the years, a series of "audit studies" have tried to measure how people perceive different names.
    p. 189.1
  • In a typical audit study, a researcher would send two identical (and fake) résumés, one with a traditionally white name and the other with an immigrant or minority-sounding name, to potential employers.
    p. 189.1
  • But because the audit studies can't measure the actual life outcomes of the fictitious DeShawn Williams versus Jake Williams, they can't assess the broader impact of a distinctively black name.
    p. 190.0
  • Though the audit studies can't be used to truly measure how much a name matters, the California names data can.
    p. 190.9

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