Darrick Hamilton, PhD
Darrick Hamilton, PhD, is an associate 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, and an affiliate scholar at the Center for American Progress. His work focuses on the causes, consequences and remedies of racial and ethnic inequality in economic and health outcomes. He has published articles on disparities in wealth, home ownership, health, and labor market outcomes. His research has been published in African American Research Perspectives, American Economics Review, Applied Economics Letters, Challenge: The Magazine of Economic Affairs, Housing Studies, His research has been supported by grants from theFord Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.the Journal of Economic Psychology, the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, the Journal of Human Resources, theReview of Black Political Economy, Social Science Quarterly, Southern Economics Journal, and Transforming Anthropology.
Hamilton earned a PhD from the department of economics at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in 1999. Prior to his selection as a Scholar in Health Policy Research, Hamilton was a Ford Foundation Fellow on Poverty, the Underclass and Public Policyat the Poverty Research and Training Center and the Program for Research on Black Americans, both at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, from 1999 to 2001. He has provided consultation to the following organizations: the American Human Development Project, the Center for Economic Development, the Center for Social Development, the Council of Economic Advisors at the White House, Demos—A Network for Ideas and Action, the Economic Policy Institute, the Empire State Coalition of Youth and Family Services, the National Urban League, Service Employees International Union, and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.