And why would I do that?

Headscarf. Muslim. Never mind.

My main issue is that the “choices we’ve made” argument assumes that everyone is given the same opportunities, which is patently false.

No, it does NOT assume that. Her point is that given the same opportunities, women tend to self-select for lower risk activities and put a higher priority on work-life balance; and in the case of jobs, and job behavior, that leads to a bias towards lower paying occupations. That would be true of any subgroup you wish to economically or racially wish to slice and dice for.

So (and now you’re in my area of core competence) although the DATA between the groups will be somewhat different due to those issues of opportunity you mention, the relationships internal to those groups will remain the same.

Really, nothing she wrote is all that controversial nor surprising.

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Data Driven Econophile. Muslim, USA born. Been “woke” 2x: 1st, when I realized the world isn’t fair; 2nd, when I realized the “woke” people are full of shit.

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