‘Stratification’ Theory Tackles the Racial Blindspots of Orthodox Economics

Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Institute for New Economic Thinking

Darrick Hamilton, Associate Director of the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity, Co-Investigator of the National Asset Scorecard for Communities of Color (NASCC) Project, and Associate Professor of Economics and Urban Policy, Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy & Department of Economics, New School for Social Research, and Institute for New Economic Thinking President Rob Johnson discuss “stratification economics”, which addresses the failure of orthodox economics to see, explain and point to remedies for persistent racial inequality.