Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Quantifying the bamboo ceiling in Silicon Valley

Asians make up 57 percent of Yahoo’s tech workers, compared with the 35 percent of the tech work force that is white. Yet when it came to leading technology teams, nearly four out of five of the bosses were white and less than a fifth were Asian.
--Vindu Goel, NYT, on stalling careers. Statistical discrimination or taste-based discrimination?