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Freakonomics: Chapter 6

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Chapter 6: Would A Roshanda By Any Other Name Smell As Sweet?
Guess
: What do you think the
"whitest"
girl names are?
Top 20 "Whitest" Girl Names
The Winner is Loser?
Loser was more successful.

Winner got the butt end of the deal.
1. Molly
2. Amy
3.Claire
4.Emily
5.Katie
6.Madeline
7.Katelyn
8.Emma

Whose life do you think would be more successful?
Winner Lane

or
Loser Lane
?
9.Abigail
10.Carly
11.Jenna
12.Heather
13. Katherine
14.Caitlin
15.Kaitlin
16. Holly
17.Allison
18. Kaitlyn
19.Hannah
20. Kathryn
What are some names that you think would indicate that a person is from a wealthy family?
A woman named her daughter after her favorite character on The Cosby Show,
Tempestt
. She accidentally named her daughter
Temptress
instead.

Temptress was known for bringing men into her home while her mother was at work
...

...
do you think her life would be different if she was named "Chastity"?
The richer a family is, the more popular a child's name will become.
Low, Middle, and High Income White Girl Names
DeShawn Williams
and
Jake Williams
send in the exact same resume for a job.

Which one do you think will get the job?
1.Ashley
2.Jessica
3.Amanda
4.Samantha
5.Brittany
6.Sarah
7.Kayla
8.Amber
1.Sarah
2.Emily
3.Jessica
4.Lauren
5.Ashley
6.Amanda
7.Megan
8.Samantha
1.Alexandra
2.Lauren
3.Katherine
4.Madison
5.Rachel
Most popular names of 2015?
1. Annika
2. Ansley
3. Ava
4. Avery
5. Aviva
6.Clementine
7. Eleanora
8. Ella
9. Emma
10. Fiona
1. Aidan
2. Aldo
3. Anderson
4. Ansel
5. Asher
6. Beckett
7. Bennett
8. Carter
9. Cooper
10. Finnegan
Jake Williams would be more likely to get the job...
A woman was upset by the spelling of her niece's name (pronounced Shu-TEED)

How do you think they spelled her name???
Can your name keep you from getting your job?
Name Ranking Examples
White vs Black Names
Summary
1. People either set out to disprove their name or cruise with their name.

2. People can live up to their name:
Certain names have certain stigmas and people live up to them by acting like their name
It is usually associated with race

3. A “whiter” name is favored more in a society because of stereotypes
Historically, white people are thought of as more educated.

Fun Fact: Our president was a "Bari" until he changed his name to Barack when he ran for office.
Shithead
Hannah- 2
Sara- 4
Christopher- 6
Ashley- 6
Sydney- 23
Benjamin- 29
Richard 61
Bryan- 74
Catherine- 98

Alicia-108
Veronica- 115
Rachael- 187
Alison- 202
Angelina- 237
Curtis-248
Julianna- 260
Miriam- 299
Kaylie- 391



Devin- 509
Alivia- 618
Seamus- 803
Yassmeen- 837
Guess: what will be the most popular names of 2015?
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