Throughout the school year, the Institute for Retired Professionals at The New School presents lectures on timely topics for their members, the university community, and the general public.
Darrick Hamilton, Associate Professor of Economics and Urban Policy at the Milano School for International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy at The New School lectures on "Why Closing the Racial Wealth Gap is a Priority for National Economic Security." Professor Hamilton is a stratification economist whose work focuses on the causes and consequences of racial and ethnic inequality in wealth and health outcomes. He will outline how this wealth gap threatens our economic future and suggests some remedies for this historic national problem.
Fridays@One is supported in part by the Estelle Tolkin Memorial Fund.
Location: Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall
Friday, December 4, 2015 at 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Darrick Hamilton is the director of the doctoral program in public and urban policy, and 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, The New School for Social Research at The New School in New York.