Dr. Ethan Zell
- Associate Professor, 2017
Choosing the Right Pond: Human Behavior and the Quest for Status
by Robert H. Frank
Frank argues that people prefer to be a big fish in a small pond than a small fish in a big pond, despite clear advantages to the latter. This book inspired me to study the effects of social status and to be mindful of how status affects our academic and vocational choices.
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