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Published papers.

  1. Hu, M. (2017). An update on the secular narrowing of the Black-White gap in the Wordsum vocabulary test (1974-2012). Mankind Quarterly, 58(2), 324-354.

  2. Hu, M., Lasker, J., Kirkegaard, E. O., & Fuerst, J. G. (2019). Filling in the gaps: The association between intelligence and both color and parent-reported ancestry in the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997. Psych, 1(1), 240-261.

  3. Fuerst, J. G. R., Hu, M., & Connor, G. (2021). Genetic Ancestry and General Cognitive Ability in a Sample of American Youths. Mankind Quarterly, 62(1), 186–216.

  4. Hu, M. (2022). More Evidence of an Association between European Ancestry and g among African Americans: An Analysis of a Nationally Representative Sample of American Youth. Mankind Quarterly, 62(3), 498-507.

  5. Hu, M. (2022). Does Mother’s Involvement Matter for The Cognitive Development of Interracial Children? Testing the Race of the Mother Hypothesis. OpenPsych.

  6. Hu, M. (2023). Does Parent Education Moderate the Effect of Adoptive Parents’ Race on Math Ability?. Mankind Quarterly, 63(4).

  7. Hu, M. (2023). On The Validity of The GSS Vocabulary Test Across Groups. OpenPsych.

  8. Fuerst, J, & Hu, M. (2023). Deep roots of admixture-related cognitive differences in the USA. Qeios. doi:10.32388/CCN648.8.

  9. Hu, M., Kirkegaard, E. O. W., & Fuerst, J. (2023). Income and Education Disparities Track Genetic Ancestry. OpenPsych, 1(1).

Unpublished papers.

Recommended Reading


Meng Hu’s Blog (June 7, 2014). Multiple Regression, Multiple Fallacies.
Meng Hu’s Blog (June 10, 2014). The Fallacy of Significance Tests.


1) Austrian Business Cycle Theory.

Hayek, F. A. (1975a [1939]). Profits, Interest and Investment, and Other Essays on the Theory of Industrial Fluctuations. Clifton, NJ: Augustus M.Kelley.
Huerta de Soto, J. (2006). Money, Bank Credit and Economic Cycles (Ludwig von Mises Institute, Auburn, AL).
Meng Hu’s Blog (March 11, 2012). Empirical Evidence for the Austrian Business Cycle Theory.
Meng Hu’s Blog (September 1, 2014). Other empirical studies on the ABCT.

2) Free Banking & Money.

Dowd, K., ed. 1992. The Experience of Free Banking. London: Routledge.
Selgin G. A. (1988). The Theory of Free Banking: Money Supply under Competitive Note Issue (Totowa, N.J.: Rowman and Littlefield, 1988).
Selgin, G. A. (1996). Bank Deregulation and Monetary Order. London and New York: Routledge.
Selgin, G. A. (1997). Less Than Zero: The Case for a Falling Price Level in a Growing Economy, Hobart Paper 132 (London: Institute of Economic Affairs [I.E.A.], 1997).
Selgin, G. A. (2008). Good Money: Birmingham Button Makers, the Royal Mint, and the Beginnings of Modern Coinage, 1775–1821. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
White, L. H. (1995). Free Banking in Britain: Theory, Experience, and Debate, 1800-1845, 2nd ed., revised and enlarged. London: Institute of Economic Affairs, 1995. Pp. xiii+176. Paperback.

3) Free Markets.

Meng Hu’s Blog (June 26, 2014). Income mobility according to the Great Gatsby curve : The fantasy of the american dream, statistical artifacts, and the irrelevance of public intervention.
Rothbard, M. N. (1962/1993 [2009]). Man, Economy, and State. Ludwig von Mises Institute: Auburn, AL.
Segerfeldt, F. (2005). Water for sale: How business and the market can resolve the world’s water crisis. Cato Institute.

4) Keynesianism.

Hazlitt, H. (1959). The failure of the new “economics”: an analysis of the Keynesian fallacies. Ludwig von Mises Institute.

IQ, Psychometrics, Behavioral Genetics.

1) Validity and g.

Braden, J. P. (1994). Deafness, deprivation, and IQ. Springer.
Jensen, A. R. (1980). Bias in Mental Testing. New York: Free Press.
Jensen, A. R. (1998). The g Factor: The Science of Mental Ability. Westport, CT: Praeger.
Meng Hu’s Blog (June 21, 2013). What is behind the Flynn Effect?
Meng Hu’s Blog (July 31, 2013). The Genetics of Intelligence.
Meng Hu’s Blog (May 15, 2014). Research on Genetic g and Differential Heritabilities.
Meng Hu’s Blog (Feb. 10, 2023). DIF Review and Analysis of Racial Bias in Wordsum Test using IRT and LCA.

2) Racial Differences and Hereditarian Hypothesis.

Jensen, A. R. (1973). Educability and Group Differences. New York: Harper and Row.
Lynn, R. (2006). Race differences in intelligence: An evolutionary analysis. Atlanta: Washington Summit.
Meng Hu’s Blog (December 2, 2012). Race and IQ: Mental Retardation.
Meng Hu’s Blog (January 2, 2015). The Bell Curve, 20 years after.

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