Economics of Race

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

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.  Read more

Why Can’t Economics See Race?

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. Read more