Bellagio Residents/

Darrick Hamilton

June 2023 Cohort

Bellagio Residency: June 2023

Project: “Building Human Rights Economies”

Darrick Hamilton is an economist and public intellectual. Hamilton came to Bellagio in June 2023 to work on a book, framing the principles of a more “moral” and fair political economy grounded in human rights and shared prosperity. His work has inspired legislative proposals at the federal, state, and local levels. In 2020, he was appointed as a member of the economic committee of the Biden-Sanders Unity Task Force. Hamilton is currently the Henry Cohen Professor of Economics and Urban Policy, and the founding director of the Institute on Race, Power and Political Economy at The New School.

Authored Content

  • Feb 27 2023
    Perspective Darrick Hamilton on the Moral Agenda for Economic Rights "If we don't have a concept of anti-racism, anti-sexism, and proactive inclusion, the default will be economic rights that are by design, management, and implementation, exclusionary." Darrick Hamilton