Economics of Race
Investigating race as a driver of economic destiny.
Learning from MLK, the Inconvenient Hero
The vision of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 50 years later, and the relevance of his economic ideas today
How Black Businesses Helped Save the Civil Rights Movement
Behind towering figures like Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr. were the taxi dispatchers, pharmacists, grocers, and other small business owners who were instrumental in making civil rights a reality.
The Political Economy of Mass Incarceration: An Analytical Model
This paper presents a model of mass incarceration in the United States, which has the largest proportion of its population imprisoned among advanced countries.