By Gilad Atzmon | 21 November 2017
GILAD ATZMON — The list of NYC’s 100 worst landlords is, once again, overwhelmingly dominated by Jewish names. Naturally, I wondered whether this bar mitzvah guest list quality also applies to the list of NYC’s 100 best landlords. If it does, problem solved. We would assume that since Jews are overrepresented in the NYC rental business, they are among the best landlords as well as the worst.
A quick search reveals that there is no official NYC best landlord list. The Yelp search engine offers something that resembles such a list and it doesn’t approximate my bar mitzvah guest list in the least.
Since the demography of the list of NYC 100 worst landlords is obvious, the list raises the following questions:
1. How is it possible that there are no academic texts that examine this serious anomaly of extreme over-representation of one ethnic group in this gruesome list? […]