Ethnic power II: Reader Jim Bowery didn't have to twist my arm very hard to get me to look at the ethnic power question again, this time assuming that the three factors--size, IQ, and ethnocentricity--operate multiplicatively instead of additively. I converted the size and ethnocentricity scores so that their means are set at 100 and the standard deviations at 15, the same as IQ. Next, I multiplied the three scores, and listed them below:
Ethnic power index
Non-Jewish whites 1,142,643
American Indians 761,674
Same story. Keep in mind that my approach assumes that the three factors are of equal importance.