Re: Anarchy and spontaneous order in business and education

Robin Hanson (
Mon, 21 Jul 1997 17:17:41 -0700 (PDT)

Carl Feynman writes:
>>I've always been curious why IQ scores don't appear on resumes.
>In 'The Bell Curve' is an appendix which claims to explain the tortured
>history of using tests (including IQ) as a method of employee selection. It
>would appear that all tests on which blacks score lower than whites on the
>average have been banned, as being discriminatory. This doesn't explain why
>IQ scores do not appear on resumes outside the US, however.

The claim is that I would be arrested for placing my IQ score on my resume?
Similarly for putting "Mensa" under org memberships?
I find such claims hard to believe.

Robin D. Hanson