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Meritocracies depend on measuring merit

Don Moore, professor, Haas School of Business | September 22, 2013

We Americans like to tell ourselves that we live in an egalitarian society where anyone can make it if they try.  But a functioning meritocracy depends on being able to measure merit.  And there is something profoundly wrong with one of the most important metrics our society employs: classroom grades. It is well established that … Continue reading »