Genetics-poverty link questioned

| February 4, 2013 |

The following is an excerpt.

Economists at Brown University and Williams College published a paper in this month’s issue of the American Economic Review suggesting that genetic diversity can be linked to economic development and success. Even before the study was published, however, a group of geneticists and anthropologists from Harvard University questioned how the genetic data were applied, and recently published their critique of the work inCurrent Anthropology.

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