Economics of Race
Investigating race as a driver of economic destiny.
In his 2017 presidential address to the National Economic Association, Professor Darrick Hamilton warned that treating economics as a morally neutral ‘science’, and the discipline’s limited attention to structural barriers and overemphasis individual agency, has resulted in bad economics, and bad policy particularly as it relates to racial disparity. Read more
Institute for New Economic Thinking-backed research into inequality explores how taxes and government policy have contributed to deepening economic inequality Read more