We employ a Speed Dating experiment that allows us to directly observe individual decisions and thus infer whose preferences lead to racial segregation in romantic relationships.
Females exhibit stronger racial preferences than males.
Older subjects and more physically attractive subjects exhibit weaker same-race preferences.
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The CCN is holding an event to bring all members together specifically to explore our research interests and synergies.
This is the first event of its kind organised by the CCN and it is dubbed 'speed-dating' because of its format.
The room will be laid out with pairs of tables with members allowed about 5 minutes at each stop to discuss their research interests and potential collaborations, with tea and coffee.After the 5 minutes is up, they have to move on to a new person at another table.Further discussions can continue over lunch, which will be provided at the end.The event will take place from - in B2, the Hemsley on October 9.Please email [email protected] to confirm your attendance for catering purposes.Bring your curiosity for a night of rapid research conversations with KU experts.