Market Power

Musings by an academic economist on the power of markets and the power over markets.

Friday, February 04, 2005


King at SCSU Scholars posts on the UCLA study that finds that college freshmen are not paying as much attention to racial differences as in the past. I agree with his take on the concern some have for this.

It used to be the concern that there was too much attention paid to the differences between people of different color. Now our focus is supposed to be on celebrating diversity etc. I see these findings as evidence that more college freshmen see people as people, not as people with different colors - and that's not a bad thing except for those whose livelihoods revolves around celebrating diversity.