Well, I hate lawyers too, but perhaps we could make less emotional arguments?
> meanwhile companies use H-1 visas to get
> the very best foreign programmers and engineers at basically working class
> wages which should shoot down any hypothesis about the positive relation
> between unobserved skill/cognitive ability/IQ and income.
It might, if the number of H-1 visas granted yearly accounted for more than 0.05% of total employment in the US.
> Why do process engineers make less than design engineers make less than
> lawyers? It's not because each has a higher IQ or more unobserved skill
> than the other. It's simply because each is successively removed from the
> production process and closer to the bourgeoisie which devalues the
> contribution of production and productive labor generally
Ah. It all makes sense now. Marx said so.
> best, rakesh