In a recent article that I co-authored with Dr. William “Sandy” Darity, Jr., we contest the framing of wealth disparity that focuses on the poor financial choices and decision-making on the part of, largely, black, Latino, and poor borrowers. This directional emphasis is wrong. Meager economic circumstances – not poor decision making or deficient knowledge […]
Author: Darrick Hamilton
Dr. Darrick Hamilton is the director of the doctoral program in public and urban policy, and is jointly appointed as an associate 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 at The New School in New York.
Written by Darrick Hamilton