Researchers have been studying other races, too.
Some of you did get it right, like Dan, who hypothesized that Asians are relatively more willing to date outside their race. David predicted that black lookinv are more likely to date white women than white men are to date black women — which is right, although not for the reason many people think.
Men are generally willing to date someone of another race, but women are more reluctant, especially African-American women. Iyengar, Emir Kamenica and Itamar Simonson.
White women said yes about 30 percent less often to black or Hispanic men, and about 65 percent less often to Asian men. Hispanic women said yes about 20 percent less often to black or white men, and 50 percent less often to Asian men.
These from the speed dating experiment roughly jibe with the study I cited in the earlier post about height-income tradeoffs. Women did, and African-American women showed the most pronounced preference.
The researchers, after controlling for all other attributes height, weight, attractiveness, etc.