Economics of Race

Investigating race as a driver of economic destiny.


Obama’s People and The African Americans: The Language of Othering

Nov 4, 2016

Language has always been a way to divide, conquer, classify, and control, but it also helps to constitute who we are and what we think. 


Why Can’t Economics See Race?

Oct 19, 2016

Theoretical dogmas that are literally blind to the causes of the racism that determines the economic fates of most African-Americans leaves the economics profession unable to comprehend or recognize remedies for a key driver of America’s crippling inequality. Instead, conventional economic models unmindfully shape policies that actually exacerbate racial conflict.


Here’s What Economists Don’t Understand About Race

Oct 18, 2016

William Darity, Jr. has a new key to unlocking the mystery of inequality: stratification economics.