Celebrity Children

Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat just lost the NBA Championships. But he’s okay with it. Why? Because his daughter, Trinity, got to see him play in the Finals. Now Trinity is two-years-old. But imagine instead that she was twelve-years-old. How hard would it be to watch your father– or any parent– lose a major […]

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The Gruffalo Elite

Last week’s Economist on the global elite is a must-read for anyone interested in studying (or becoming) part of the cognoscenti.  I thought the best part of the special report was the piece entitled “The rise and rise of the cognitive elite.”  The authors argue that assortative mating is alive and kicking, and perpetuating inequality, […]

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