Systemic Discrimination? Let the Statistics Talk.
Edgeworth President and CEO Dr. John Johnson discusses the use of statistical analyses in systemic discrimination in Law360. Taking pregnancy discrimination class actions as the example, he discusses the importance of appropriate control groups, econometrics and robustness tests. While statistics continues to be at the forefront of pregnancy discrimination cases, the best techniques are rooted in objective, scientific principles and are robust to meaningful variations of the underlying model.