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Darrick Hamilton

Assistant Professor
Milano-The New School for Management and Urban Policy
72 Fifth Ave
Rm 605
New York, NY 10011 hamiltod@newschool.edu

Phone:212-229-5400, ext 1514

Background Information

Brief Biography of Darrick Hamilton
Ph.D. 1999, Economics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Darrick Hamilton is an Assistant Professor at Milano – The New School for Management and Urban Policy, an affiliated faculty member in the Department of Economics at The New School for Social Research, a faculty research fellow at the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, an affiliate scholar at the Center for American Progress, and a co-Associate Director of the American Economic Association Summer Research and Minority Training Program. He was a Ford Foundation Fellow on Poverty, the Underclass and Public Policy at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (1999-2001), and a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholar in Health Policy Research at Yale University (2001-2003). His work focuses on the causes, consequences and remedies of racial and ethnic inequality in economic and health outcomes, which includes an examination of the intersection of identity, racism, colorism, and socioeconomic outcomes. He has published articles on disparities in; wealth, homeownership, and labor market outcomes. His articles can be found in the following publications; African American Research Perspectives, American Economics Review, Applied Economics Letters, Challenge: The Magazine of Economic Affairs, Housing Studies, Journal of Economic Psychology, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Human Resources, Review of Black Political Economy, Social Science Quarterly, Southern Economics Journal, and Transforming Anthropology. In addition, his research appears in edited volumes published by The University of Michigan Press, National Urban League, and Oxford University Press. His research agenda has been supported by grants from the Ford Foundation, National Institute of Health, National Science Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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I am a co-Associate Director for the American Economic Association Summer Training and Minority Fellowship Program. The program is sponsored by the leading professional economic organization for academics. We offer talented undergraduate and masters degree students mentorship, technical training, and research skills in order to fulfill the compelling goal of increasing the number of scholars from under-represented groups entering and completing doctoral programs in economics.