Darrick Hamilton is currently the Executive Director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at Ohio State University. Prior to assuming this role in January 2019, Hamilton was a Professor of Economics and Urban Policy at the Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy, and the Department of Economics, at The New School for Social Research. He is also the Associate Director of the Diversity Initiative for Tenure in Economics (DITE, funded by the National Science Foundation and housed at the Samuel Dubois Cook Center for Social Equity) at Duke University; Senior Research Associate the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity; the Immediate Past President of the National Economic Association; and former Co-Associate Director of the American Economic Association Summer Training and Minority Fellowship Program.
By Naomi Zewde, Darrick Hamilton, YES! magazine
Economic justice cannot take root or flourish when the wealth, power, resources, news media, book publishers, educational curricula, technological surveillance, prisons, business capital, and all of our existing institutions are owned or controlled by a handful of plutocrats.
By Omar Ocampo, Dedrick Asante-Muhammad, Darrick Hamilton, Chuck Collins, Inequality.org
In our new report, White Supremacy is the Pre-existing Condition, we found that the concentration of wealth has surged during the pandemic, further exacerbating an already extreme racial wealth divide.