November 18, 2019
Revisiting Price Discrimination at the Princeton Review
Latanya Sweeney and JOTS
Society versus Princeton Review. Issue is fair pricing.
In 2015, Technology Science students  and ProPublica journalists  found unexplained price discrimination in online tutoring services for the SAT at the Princeton Review website . A key finding by ProPublica was that Asians were likely to pay almost twice as much as other groups for the same online tutoring service. At the time, these findings were overshadowed by other events. Now, four years later, the time seems ripe to revisit the matter and determine whether discriminatory pricing continues at the Princeton...