Kresge Library

2006 Alice Conner Gorlin Memorial Lecture

Oakland University's
School of Business Administration


"Growth, Trade and Uneven Development"

William A. Darity, Jr.
Boshamer Professor of Economics
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Please join Oakland University in welcoming Dr. Darity to campus on Thursday, April 6th at 3:00 pm in 242 Elliott Hall (campus map).

About the Speaker
William A. ("Sandy") Darity, Jr. is the Boshamer Professor of Economics at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He also serves as Research Professor of Public Policy Studies, African and African American Studies and Economics at Duke University. Previously, he was a Fellow at the National Humanities Center and a Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors. He is a past president of the National Economic Association and the Southern Economic Association. Dr. Darity holds a PhD in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a BA in economics and political science from Brown University.

Dr. Darity's research focuses on race, class and ethnicity and on North-South trade in international development. A prolific scholar, he has published or edited ten books and more than one hundred journal articles. His most recent book is Economics, Economists, and Expectations: Micro-foundations to Macro-applications, coauthored with Warren Young and Robert Leeson. He has recently been named editor-in-chief of Macmillan Reference's new edition of the International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences.

This event is open to the public at no charge. For more information, contact Professor Addington Coppin, chair, Department of Economics (248-370-3541).

Consult Dr. Darity's web page at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill for more information. In addition, follow the links below to access Dr. Darity's journal articles and books that are owned by Kresge Library.

Recent online articles by Dr. Darity (available only to OU students, faculty and staff)
Stratification economics: The role of intergroup inequality. Journal of Economics and Finance v. 29, no. 2 (2005): 144-153.
Growth, trade and uneven development (with Lewis S. Davis).Cambridge Journal of Economics v. 29, no. 1 (2005): 141-170.
The wellspring of racial inequality. Review of Black Political Economy v. 32, no. 2 (2005): 61-68.
IS-LM-BP: An inquest (with Warren Young). History of Political Economy v. 36, supp. (2004): 127-164.
Will the poor always be with us? Review of Social Economy v. 61, no. 4 (2003): 471-77.
The economics of reparations (with Dania Frank). The American Economic Review v. 93, no. 2 (2003): 326-329.
Employment discrimination, segregation, and health. American Journal of Public Health v. 93, no. 2: (2003): 226-231.
Intergroup disparity: Why culture is irrelevant. Review of Black Political Economy v. 29, no. 4 (2002): 77-90.
Why did black relative earnings surge in the early 1990s? (withSamuel L. Myers Jr.) Journal of Economic Issues v. 35, no. 2 (2001): 533-542.
Persistent advantage or disadvantage?: Evidence in support of the intergenerational drag hypothesis (with Jason Dietrich and David K. Guilkey). The American Journal of Economics and Sociology v. 60, no. 2 (2001): 435-470.
The early history of rational and implicit expectations (with Warren Young). History of Political Economy v. 33, no. 4 (2001): 773-813.
The functionality of market-based discrimination. International Journal of Social Economics v. 28, no. 10-12 (2001): 980-986.
Intergroup economic inequality across countries: An introductory essay. Review of Social Economy v. 58, no. 3 (2000): 273-276.
Racial and ethnic economic inequality: The international record (with Jessica Gordon Nembhard). The American Economic Review v. 90, no. 2 (2000): 308-311.
Tracing the divide: Intergroup disparity across countries (with Ashwini Deshpande). Eastern Economic Journal v. 26, no. 1 (2000): 75-85.
Who loses from unemployment. Journal of Economic Issues v. 33, no. 2 (1999): 491-496.
Race, cognitive skills, psychological capital and wages (with Arthur H. Goldsmith and Jonathan R. Veum). Review of Black Political Economy v. 26, no. 2(1999): 9-21.
Racial earnings disparities and family structure (with Samuel L. Myers, Jr. and Chanjin Chung). Southern Economic Journal v. 65, no. 1 (1998): 20-41.
Intergroup disparity: Economic theory and social science evidence. Southern Economic Journal v. 64, no. 4 (1998): 805-826.
Evidence on discrimination in employment: Codes of color, codes of gender (with Patrick L. Mason). The Journal of Economic Perspectives v. 12, no. 2 (1998): 63-90.

Books and book chapters by Dr. Darity available in Kresge Library (in print)
"Past due: the African American quest for reparations: The economics of reparations" (with Dania Frank) and "Africa, Europe, and the origins of uneven development: The role of slavery" in African Americans in the US economy (Cecelia A. Conrad, et al., eds.). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2005.
"Racial discrimination in the labor market" (with Patrick L. Mason) in Race, liberalism and economics (David Colander, e. al., eds.). Ann Arbor: U. Michigan Press, 2004.
Boundaries of clan and color: Transnational comparisons of inter-group disparity. New York: Routledge, 2004.
Economics, economists and expectations: Microfoundations to macroapplications (with Warren Young & Robert Leeson). New York: Routledge, 2004.
"The impact of labor market prospects on incarceration rates" (with Samuel L. Myers, Jr.) in Prosperity for all? The economic boom and African Americans (Robert Cherry and William M. Rodgers, III, eds.). New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2000.
"Why I work," in Passion and craft: Economists at work by Michael Szenberg. Ann Arbor: U. Michigan Press, 1998.
Commentary (with Samuel L. Myers, Jr.) in The decline in marriage among African Americans: Causes, consequences and policy implications (M. Belinda Tucker and Claudia Mitchell-Kernan, eds.). New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1995.
The Black underclass: Critical essays on race and unwantedness (with Samuel L. Myers, Jr.). New York: Garland, 1994.
Labor economics: Problems in analyzing labor markets. Boston: Kluwer Academic, 1993.
Loan pushers: The role of commercial banks in the international debt crisis (with Bobbie L. Horn). Cambridge, MA: Ballinger, 1988.

In addition, view a more extensive list of Dr. Darity's articles, books, chapters and working papers in the EconLit database (available to OU students, faculty and staff only).

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