Publications of William A Darity Jr    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:

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  1. with Warren Young, Robert Leeson, and William Darity Jr.. Economics, Economists, and Expectations: Microfoundations to Macroapplications. Routledge, 2004.

Journal Articles

  1. William Darity Jr.. ""Race, Caste, Class, and Subalternity"." The Journal of Asian Studies 73.4 (November, 2014).
  2. with Alan Aja, Daniel Bustillo, William Darity Jr., and Darrick Hamilton. ""From a Tangle of Pathology to a Race-Fair America"." Dissent (Summer, 2014).
  3. William Darity Jr.. ""The Economics of the Dispossessed"." The Journal of Social Inclusion Studies 1.1 (July, 2014): 7-15.  [author's comments]
  4. Timothy Diette, Arthur Goldsmith, Darrick Hamilton, William Darity Jr., and Katherine McFarland. ""Stalking: Does It Leave a Psychological Footprint?"." Social Science Quarterly 95.2 (June, 2014): 563-580.
  5. Alan Aja, Daniel Bustillo, William Darity Jr., and Darrick Hamilton. ""Jobs Instead of Austerity: A Bold Policy for Economic Justice"." Social Research: An International Quarterly 80.3 (Fall, 2013): 781-794.
  6. William Darity Jr.. ""From Here to Full Employment"." Review of Black Political Economy 40.2 (June, 2013): 115-120.
  7. William Darity Jr. and Darrick Hamilton. "Bold Policies for Economic Justice." Review of Black Political Economy 39.1 (March, 2012): 79-85.
  8. William A. Darity Jr.. "A New (Incorrect) Harvard/Washington Consensus: Review of William Julius' Wilson's More Than Just Race." Du Bois Review 8.2 (Fall, 2011): 467-476.  [author's comments]
  9. William A. Darity Jr., Ashwini Deshphade, and Thomas Weisskopf. "Who Is Eligible? Should Affirmative Action Be Group- or Class-Based?." American Journal of Economics and Sociology 70.1 (January, 2011): 238-268.
  10. William A. Darity Jr. "A Direct Route to Full Employment." The Review of Black Political Economy 37.3-4 (October 1, 2010): 179-181. [pdf]
  11. Gregory Price and William Darity Jr.. ""Economics of Race and Eugenic Sterilization in North Carolina: 1958-1968"." Economics and Human Biology 8.2 (July, 2010).
  12. William Darity Jr.. ""Obama and the Problem of Racial Inequality in Post-Racial America"." Convergence Review: An Interdisciplinary Journal 1.1 (Summer, 2010): 102-107.
  13. William Darity Jr., Bidisha Lahiri, and Dania Frank. ""Reparations for African Americans As a Transfer Problem: A Cautionary Tale"." Review of Development Economics 14.2 (May, 2010): 248-261.
  14. William Darity Jr., Charmaine Royal, and Keith Whitfield. ""Race, Genetics and Health: An Introduction"." Review of Black Political Economy 37.1 (2010): 1-6.
  15. T. Green and W.A. Darity Jr. ""Under Our Skin: Using Theories From Biology and the Social Sciences to Explore the Mechanisms Behind the Black/White Health Gap"." American Journal of Public Health 100 (2010): S36-S41.
  16. D. Hamilton, A. Goldsmith, and W.A. DarityJr. ""Shedding 'Light' On Marriage: The Influence of Skin Shade on Marriage for Black Females"." Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 72.1 (October, 2009): 30-50.
  17. D. Hamilton and W.A. Darity Jr. ""Race, Wealth and Intergenerational Poverty: There Will Never Be a Post-Racial America if the Wealth Gap Persists"." The American Prospect 20.7 (September, 2009): A10-A12.
  18. W.A. Darity Jr. ""Stratification Economics: Context Versus Culture and the Reparations Controversy"." The University of Kansas Law Review 57.4 (May, 2009): 795-812.
  19. V. L. Bogan, W.A. Darity Jr. ""Culture and Entrepreneurship? African Americans and Immigrant Self-Employment in the United States"." Journal of Socioeconomics 37.5 (October, 2008): 1999-2019.
  20. W.A. Darity. "Forty Acres and a Mule in the 21st Century." Social Science Quarterly 89.3 (September, 2008): 656-664.
  21. T. Golash-Boza and W.A. Darity Jr.. "Latino Racial Choices." Ethnic and Racial Studies 31.5 (September, 2008): 899-934.
  22. M. Coleman, W.A.Darity Jr, and R. Sharpe. "Are Reports of Discrimination Valid? Considering the Moral Hazard Effect." American Journal of Economics and Sociology 67.2 (April, 2008): 149-176.
  23. G. Price, W.A. Darity Jr., and A.Headen. "Does the Stigma of Slavery Explain the Maltreatment of Blacks By Whites?: The Case of Lynchings." Journal of Socioeconomics 37.1 (February, 2008): 167-193.
  24. K. Marsh, W.A. Darity Jr, P. Cohen, L. Casper, and D. Salters. "The Emerging Black Middle Class: Single and Living Alone." Social Forces 86.2 (December, 2007): 701-738.
  25. A. H. Goldsmith, D.Hamilton, and W.A. Darity Jr. "From Dark to Light: Skin Color and Wages Among African Americans." Journal of Human Resources (Fall, 2007).
  26. A. Goldsmith, D. Hamilton, and W.A. Darity Jr. "Does A Foot-in-the-Door Matter? White-Nonwhite Differences in Wage Returns to Tenure and Prior Workplace Experience." Southern Economic Journal 73.2 (October, 2006): 285-305.
  27. A. Goldsmith, D. Hamilton, and W.A. Darity Jr.. "Shades of Discrimination: Skin Tone and Wages." American Economic Review 96.2 (May, 2006): 242-245.
  28. W.A. Darity Jr., P. Mason, and J. Stewart. "The Economics of Identity: The Origin and Persistence of Racial Identity Norms." Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 60 (2006): 285-305.
  29. W.A. Darity Jr., Jason Dietrich and Darrick Hamilton. "Bleach in the Rainbow: Latin Ethnicity and Preference for Whiteness." Transforming Anthropology 13.2 (October, 2005): 103-109.
  30. K. Tyson, W.A. Darity Jr., and D. Castellino. ""It's Not a Black Thing": Understanding the Burden of Acting White and Other Dilemmas of High Achievement." American Sociological Review 70 (August, 2005): 582-605.
  31. W.A. Darity Jr.. "Stratification Economics." Journal of Ecoomics and Finance 29.2 (Summer, 2005): 144-153.
  32. W.A. Darity Jr. and Lewis Davis. "Growth, Trade and Uneven Development." Cambridge Journal of Economics 29.1 (January, 2005).
  33. W.A. Darity Jr., P. Mason, and S.L. Myers Jr.. "Is there Racism in Economic Research?." European Journal of Political Economy 21 (2005): 755-761.
  34. Arthur Goldsmith, Stanley Sedo, W.A. Darity Jr. and Darrick Hamilton. "The Labor Supply Consequences of Perceptions of Employer Discrimination During Search and On-the-Job: Integrating Necolassical Theory and Cognitive Dissonance." Journal of Economic Psychology 25.1 (February, 2004).
  35. W.A. Darity Jr. and D. Frank. "The Economics of Reparations." American Economic Review 93.2 (May, 2003): 326-329.
  36. W.A. Darity Jr.. ""Employment, Discrimination, Segregation, and Health"." American Journal of Public Health 93.2 (February, 2003): 226-231.
  37. W.A. Darity Jr.. ""Give Affirmative Action Time to Act"." The Chronicle of Higher Education (December 1, 2000): B18.
  38. W.A. Darity Jr., Darrick Hamilton and Jason Dietrich. ""Passing on Blackness?: Latinos, Race and Earnings in the USA"." Applied Economic Letters 9.13 (October, 2002): 847-854.
  39. W.A. Darity Jr. ""Intergroup Disparity: Why Culture Is Irrelevant"." Review of Black Political Economy 29.4 (Spring, 2002): 77-90.
  40. W.A. Darity Jr.. "Intergroup Disparity: Why Culture Is Irrelevant." Review of Black Political Economy 29.4 (Spring, 2002): 77-90.
  41. W.A. Darity Jr. with Warren Young. ""The Early History of Rational and Implicit Expectations"." History of Political Economy 33.4 (Winter, 2001): 773-814.
  42. W.A. Darity Jr., Jason Dietrich, and David K. Guilkey. ""Persistent Advantage or Disadvantage?: Evidence in Support of the Intergenerational Drag Hypothesis"." The American Journal of Economics and Sociology 60.2 (April, 2001): 435-470.
  43. W.A. Darity Jr.. ""The Functionality of Market-Based Discrimination"." International Journal of Social Economics 28.10 (2001).
  44. W.A. Darity Jr.. ""End of Race?"." Transforming Anthropology 10.1 (2001): 39-43.
  45. W.A. Darity Jr. and Ashwini Deshpande. ""Tracing the Divide: Intergroup Disparity Across Countries"." Eastern Economic Journal 26.1 (Winter, 2000): 75-85.
  46. Ashwini Deshpande and W.A. Darity Jr.. ""Intergroup Economic Inequality Across Countries: An Introductory Essay"." Review of Social Economy 58.3 (September, 2000): 273-276.
  47. Korkut ErtÜrk and W.A. Darity Jr.. ""Secular Changes in the Gender Composition of Employment and Growth Dynamics in the North and the South"." World Development 28.7 (July, 2000): 1231-1238.
  48. W.A. Darity Jr. and Jessica Gordon Nembhard. ""Racial and Ethnic Economic Inequality: The International Record"." American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings 90.2 (May, 2000): 308-311.
  49. Arthur H. Goldsmith, Jonahtan R. Veum,and W.A. Darity Jr.. ""Working Hard for the Money? Efficiency Wages and Worker Effort"." Journal of Economic Psychology 21 (2000): 351-385.
  50. W.A. Darity Jr. and Warren Young. ""Reply to Ahiakpor"." History of Political Economy 32.4 (2000): 915-918.
  51. W.A. Darity Jr.. ""Who Loses From Unemployment"." Journal of Economic Issues 33.2 (June, 1999): 491-496.

Chapters in Books

  1. William Darity Jr. "Confronting Those Affirmative Action Grumbles." Capitalism on Trial: Explorations in the Tradition of Thomas E. Weisskopf. Ed. Jeannette Wicks-Lim and Robert Pollin Edward Elgar, 2013: 215-223.
  2. William Darity Jr., Mary Lopez, Olugbena Ajilore, and Leslie Wallace. "Antipoverty Policy: The Role of Individualist and Structural Perspectives." The Oxford Handbook of The Economics of Poverty. Ed. Philip Jefferson Oxford University Press, 2012
  3. Timothy A. Diette, Arthur H. Goldsmith, Darrick Hamilton, and William Darity Jr.. "Causality in the Relationship Between Mental Health and Unemployment." Reconnecting to Work: Policies to Mitigate Long-Term Unemployment and Its Consequences. Ed. Lauren D. Appelbaum W.E. Upjohn for Employment Research, 2012
  4. Darrick Hamilton and William Darity Jr.. "Crowded Out? The Racial Composition of American Occupations." Researching Black Communities: A Methodological Guide. Ed. James S. Jackson and Sherrill L. Sellers University of Michigan Press, 2012
  5. W.A. Darity Jr.. ""Caste and Race: Parallels or Disjunctures"." Against Stigma: Studies in Caste, Race, and Justice Since Durban. Ed. B. Natrajan and P. Greenough New Delhi: Orient BlackSwan, 2009: 400-412.
  6. R. Sharpe and W.A. Darity Jr. ""Where Are the Brothers? Alternatives to Four Year Colleges for Black Males"." Black American Males in Higher Education: Diminishing Proportions. Ed. H. Frierson, W. Pearson Jr., and J. H. Wyche Bingley: Emerald Group, 2009: 135-154.
  7. W.A. Darity Jr and A. Jolla. ""Desegregated Schools with Segregated Education"." The Integration Debate: Competing Futures for American Cities. Ed. C. Hartman and G. Squires New York: Routledge, 2009: 99-118.
  8. S.L. Myers Jr, W.A. Darity Jr, and K. Marsh. ""The Effects of Housing Market Discrimination on Earnings Inequality"." The Integration Debate: Competing Futures for American Cities. Ed. C. Hartman and G. Squires 2009: 119-130.
  9. D. Hamilton and W.A. Darity Jr. ""Crowded Out? The Racial Composition of American Occupations"." Social Science Research in Black Populations. Ed. J.S.Jackson and C. H. Caldwell forthcoming
  10. W.A. Darity Jr. ""Economic Inequality and the Black Diaspora"." The Black Condition. Ed. H. Dodson and C. Palmer 2009: 1-43.
  11. W.A. Darity and Russell Triplett. "Ethnicity and Economic Development." International Handbook of Economic Development. Ed. Amitava Dutt and Jaime Ros Edward Elgar, 2008
  12. W.A. Darity Jr. "African American Reparations, Keynes, and the Transfer Problem." Keynes for the 21st Century: The Continuing Relevance of the General Theory. Ed. Matthew Forstater and L. Randall Wray Palgrave, 2008
  13. W.A. Darity Jr. and M. Nicholson. "Racial Wealth Inequality and the Black Family." African American Family Life; Ecological and Cultural Diversity. Ed. V.C. McLoyd, N.E. Hill, and K.A. Dodge New York: The Guilford Press, 2005: 78-85.
  14. W.A. Darity Jr.. "Africa, Europe and Origins of Uneven Development: The Role of Slavery." African Americans in the U.S. Economy. Ed. C. Conrad, J. Whitehead, P. Mason, and J. Stewart Oxford: Rowman and Littlefield, 2005: 14-19.
  15. Warren Young and W.A. Darity Jr. "IS-LM-BP: An Inquest." The IS-LM Model: Its Rise, Fall and Strange Persistence. Ed. Michael De Vroey and Kevin Hoover Duke University Press, 2004
  16. W.A. Darity Jr. and Patrick Mason. "Racial Discrimination in the Labor Market." Race , Liberalism and Economics. Ed. David Colander, Robert Prasch, and Falguni A. Sheth University of Michigan Press, 2004
  17. Lisa Saunders and W. A. Darity Jr.. "Feminist Theory and Racial Economics Inequality." Feminist Economics Today: Beyond Economic Man. Ed. Marianne Ferber and Julie Nelson University of Chicago Press, 2003
  18. W.A. Darity. ""Racial/Ethnic Disparity and Econmic Development"." A Post-Keynesian Perspective on Twenty-First Century Economic Problems. Ed. Paul Davidson Northampton: Edward Elgar, 2002: 126-136.
  19. W.A. Darity with Samuel L. Myers, Jr.. ""Racial Economic Inequality in the USA"." The Blackwell Companion to Socioloty. Ed. Judith R. Blau Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2001: 178-195.
  20. W.A. Darity with Samuel Myers, Jr.. ""Languishing in Inequality: Racial Disparities in Wealth and Earnings in the New Millenium"." New Directions: African Americans in a Diversifying Nation. Ed. James S. Jackson Washington, D.C.: National Policy Association, 2000: 86-118.
  21. W.A. Darity with Arthur Goldsmith and Jonathan Veum. ""Motivation and Labor Market Outcomes"." Research in Labor Economics, Volume 19: Worker Well-Being. New York: JAI/Elsevier Sciences, 2000: 109-146.
  22. W.A. Darity. ""Economic Aspects of the British Trade in Slaves: A Fresh Look at the Evidence from the 1789 Report of the Lords of Trade"." Capitalism and Slavery Fifty Years Later: Eric Eustace Williams--A Reassessment of the Man and His Work. Ed. Heather Cateau and S.H.H. Carrington New York: Peter Lang, Inc., 2000: 137-153.
  23. W.A. Darity with S.L. Myers, Jr.. ""The Impact of Labor Market Prospects on Incarceration Rates"." Prosperity For All? The Economic Boom and African Americans. Ed. Robert Cherry and William M. Rodgers III New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2000: 279-307.
  24. W.A. Darity. ""Harris, Abram Lincoln, Jr."." Encyclopedia of African American Business History. Ed. Juliet E.K. Walker Westport: Greenwood Press, 1999: 290-292.
  25. W.A. Darity with Arthur Goldsmith and Jonathan Veum. ""Unemployment and Well-Being"." The Elgar Companion to Consumer Research and Economic Psychology. Chelterham: Edward Elgar, 1999: 582-90.
  26. W.A. Darity. ""History, Discrimination and Racial Inequality"." The Impact of Color-Consciousness in the United States: The State of Black America, 1999. Ed. William Spriggs New York: The National Urban League, 1999: 153-166.

Edited Volumes

  1. W.A. Darity Jr. (editor in chief). International Encylopedia of the Social Sciences.  Thomson-Gale (Macmillan Reference), 2008.


  1. with  “Why We’re Wrong About Affirmative Action: Stereotypes, Testing, and the ‘Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations’”.  Huffington Post (July 28, 2014).
  2. William Darity Jr.. “Black Reparations Is About Much More Than Slavery”.  Black Youth Project (June 30, 2014).
  3. William Darity Jr.. "Migrant Mythologies".  Black Youth Project (April 29, 2014).
  4. William Darity Jr.. "Casinos of Crisis".  Black Youth Project (March 19, 2014).
  5. William Darity Jr.. "A Social Movement, Not Self Improvement".  Black Youth Project (March 5, 2014).
  6. William Darity Jr.. Another View: Job Guarantee Program Would Fix the Economy.  December 8, 2013
  7. William Darity Jr.. How A Federal Job Program Would Fix the Economy.  News and Observer (Raleigh NC) (December 8, 2013).
  8. William Darity Jr.. Federal Law Requires Job Creation.  The New York Times (Opinion Pages) (December 4, 2013).
  9. Alan Aja, William Darity Jr., and Darrick Hamilton. "Social Security for the Life Cycle".  Huffington Post (online) (November 27, 2013).
  10. William Darity Jr. and Rhonda Sharpe. "What's Best Isn't Always Clear".  The New York Times (Opinion pages) (July 9, 2013).
  11. William Darity Jr.. "How to Guarantee a Job for Every American".  PBS Newshour: The Business Desk (July, 2013).
  12. Darity Jr., William. "Segregated Education in Desegregated Schools: Why We Should Eliminate 'Tracking' with 'Gifted and Talented' for All".  The Huffington Post (online) (June 17, 2013).
  13. Alan Aja, Darrick Hamilton, and William Darity Jr.. "Don't Cut, Invest! Why the Obama Administration Should Support a Federal Job Guarantee Program".  March 12, 2013
  14. Alan Aja, William Darity Jr., and Darrick Hamilton. "If Not Race, Then Wealth: Why Universities Should Avoid Income As Proxy for Race-Based Admissions Policy".  The Huffington Post (online) (January 16, 2013).


  1. Rebecca Tippett, Avis Jones-DeWeever, Maya Rockeymoore, Darrick Hamilton, and William Darity Jr.. "Beyond Broke: Why Closing the Racial Wealth Gap is a Priority for National Economic Security."  Report prepared by Global Policy Solutions, the Caro-lina Population Center (UNC at Chapel Hill), the Research Network on Racial and Ethnic Inequality (Duke University), and the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy (the N, May, 2014

Book Chapter

  1. William Darity Jr.. ""From the Dissertation to Capitalism and Slavery: Did Williams' Abolition Thesis Undergo Change?"." eric Williams, Economic Aspect of the Abolition of the West Indian Slave Trade and Slavery. Ed. Dale Tomich Rowman and Littlefied, 2014: xi-xxiv.
  2. William Darity Jr. and Alicia Jolla. ""Desegregated Schools with Segregated Education"." The Integration Debate: Competing Futures for American Cities. New York: Routledge, 2010: 99-118.
  3. Samuel Myers Jr., William Darity Jr., and Kris Marsh. ""The Effects of Housing Market Discrimination on Earnings Inequality"." The Integration Debate: Competing Futures for American Cities. New York: Routledge, 2010: 119-130.
  4. William Darity Jr.. ""Racism and Colorism in Post-Racial Societies"." Making Equality Count: Irish and International Research Measuring Equality and Discrimination. Dublin: The Liffey Press, 2010: 113-129.
  5. Darrick Hamilton and William Darity Jr.. ""Crowded Out? The Racial Composition of American Occupations"." Social Science Research in Black Population. 2010  [author's comments]


  1. William A. Darity Jr. "Insuring Permanent Full Employment." Congressional Black Caucus Deficit Commission (January 28, 2011). [Prepared Statement]

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