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Study Finds Racial/Ethnic Bias Among Baseball Umpires

Study Finds Racial/Ethnic Bias Among Baseball Umpires

Hyped by on July 2, 2011 Website: thedugoutdoctors.com

A 26-page study entitled “Strike Three: Discrimination, Incentives, and Evaluation” published in The American Economic Review by Christopher A. Parsons, Johan Sulaeman, Michael C. Yates and Daniel S. Hamermesh, a group of professors from four U.S. universities, has found that: "Major League Baseball umpires express their racial/ethnic preferences when they evaluate pitchers."

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