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Darrick Hamilton Ph.D.

Darrick Hamilton, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

The New School

Milano School of International Affairs,
Management, and Urban Policy
72 Fifth Avenue, Room 605

New York , New York 10011
Office Phone: 212-229-5400 x1514


  1. Ph.D. from the Department of Economics at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 1999


Darrick Hamilton is an Associate Professor at Milano – The New School for International Affairs, 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, a research affiliate at the Research Network on Racial and Ethnic Inequality at Duke University, and a former Associate Director of the American Economic Association Summer Research and Minority Training Program.  He earned a Ph.D. from the Department of Economics at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 1999.  Professor Hamilton was a Ford Foundation Fellow on Poverty, the Underclass and Public Policy at the University of Michigan, and a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholar in Health Policy Research at Yale University.  He is a stratification economist, whose 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 numerous articles on socioeconomic stratification in; wealth, homeownership, health and labor market outcomes. He has provided consultation to the following organizations: American Human Development Project, Center for Economic Development (CFED), Center for Social Development, Congressional Black Caucus, Council of Economic Advisors-The White House, Demos A Network for Ideas and Action, Economic Policy Institute, Empire State Coalition of Youth and Family Services, the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, National Urban League, Service Employees International Union, and U.S. Office of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Finally, 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.