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Caste Differences in Intelligence, Education and Earnings in India and Nepal: A Review

Richard Lynn and Helen Cheng

Abstract

Caste differences in intelligence, education and earnings in India and Nepal are reviewed. The highest caste, Brahmin, had higher intelligence estimated at 4.7 IQ points, as well as higher education and earnings when compared with the lowest castes, known as Dalits, Sudas, or Scheduled Castes.

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