IQ AND SOCIOECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACROSS REGIONS OF THE UK

@article{Carl2015IQAS,
  title={IQ AND SOCIOECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACROSS REGIONS OF THE UK},
  author={Noah Carl},
  journal={Journal of Biosocial Science},
  year={2015},
  volume={48},
  pages={406 - 417}
}
  • Noah Carl
  • Published 19 June 2015
  • Economics
  • Journal of Biosocial Science
Summary Cross-regional correlations between average IQ and socioeconomic development have been documented in many different countries. This paper presents new IQ estimates for the twelve regions of the UK. These are weakly correlated (r=0.24) with the regional IQs assembled by Lynn (1979). Assuming the two sets of estimates are accurate and comparable, this finding suggests that the relative IQs of different UK regions have changed since the 1950s, most likely due to differentials in the… 

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