Mason, Patrick L. (2004): NEA presidential address: identity, markets, and persistent racial inequality. Published in: NEA presidential address: identity, markets, and persistent racial inequality , Vol. 32, No. 1 (September 2004): pp. 13-36.
Download (1MB) | Preview
This paper contrasts competing theories and evidence on the nature and significance of African American racial identity. In particular, we seek to examine whether race is best understood as a set of values and behaviors or whether race is best understood as a social norm.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||NEA presidential address: identity, markets, and persistent racial inequality|
|Keywords:||identity; race; evolutionary game; social norm; culture; values; behavior; social capital; discrimination|
|Subjects:||Z - Other Special Topics > Z1 - Cultural Economics ; Economic Sociology ; Economic Anthropology
A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics > A13 - Relation of Economics to Social Values
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J1 - Demographic Economics > J15 - Economics of Minorities, Races, Indigenous Peoples, and Immigrants ; Non-labor Discrimination
|Depositing User:||Patrick L. Mason|
|Date Deposited:||03. Nov 2008 10:46|
|Last Modified:||02. May 2015 18:44|
Bernstein, J. (1995). "Where's the Payoff? The Gap Between Black Academic Progress and Economic Gains." Washington, D.C.: Economic Policy Institute.
Bertrand, Marianne and Sendhil Mullainathan. (2003). "Are Emily and Greg More Employable than Lakisha and Jamal? A Field Experiment on Labor Market Discrimination." NBER Working Paper No. 9873.
Boston, Thomas D. (1997). Editor. A Different Vision. Volumes 1 & 2, African American Economic Thought. New York: Routledge.
Bowen, William G. and Derek Bok. (1998). The Shape of the River: Long-Term Consequences of Considering Race in College and University Admissions. Princeton, N J: Princeton University Press.
Breitman, G. (1965). Editor. Malcolm X Speaks: Selected Speeches and Statements, edited with prefatory notes. New York: Grove Press, Inc.
Carneiro, Heckman, and Masterov. (2003). "Labor Market Discrimination and Racial Differences in Premarket Factors. NBER Working Paper 10068.
Darity, W. A., P. L. Mason, and J. Stewart. "The Economics of Identity: The Origin and Persistence of Racial Identity Norms." (Forthcoming). Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.
Dawson, Michael C. (2001). Black Visions: The Roots of Contemporary African American Political Ideologies. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Fairclough, Adam. (1984). "Was Martin Luther King a Marxist?" in C. Eric Lincoln, editor. Martin Luther King, Jr.. A Profile (Revised Edition). New York: Hill and Wang, pages 228-242.
Fields, Jason and Lynne M. Casper, America's Families and Living Arrangements: March 2001. Current Population Reports, P20-537. U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, D.C.
Figlio, David N. (2003). "Names, Expectations and Black Children's Achievement." Gainesville, FL: University of Florida. Unpublished mimeo.
Franklin, Benjamin. (1751 ). "Observations Concerning the Increase of Mankind, Peopling of Countries, etc." http://bc.barnard.columbia.edu/--lgordis/earlyAC/documents/ observations.html.
Graham, Lawrence Otis. (1999). Our Kind of People: Inside America's Black Upper Class. New York: HarperCollins Publishers Inc.
Grieco, Elizabeth M. and Rachel C. Cassidy. (2001). "Overview of Race and Hispanic Origin 2000: Census 2000 Brief. U.S. Department of Commerce, Economics and Statistics Administration, U.S. Census Bureau. http://www.census.gov/prod/2001 pubs/c2kbr01-1 .pdf.
lhlanfeldt, Keith R. and Benjamin P. Scafidi. (2002). "An Empirical Analysis of the Cause of Neighborhood Racial Segregation" http://repositories.cdlib.org/iber/bphup/meeting papers/S00-003.
Kelley, Robin D. G. (1999). Yo' Mama's DisfunktionaP Boston: Beacon Press.
Lincoln, C. Eric and Lawrence H. Mamiya. (1990). The Black Church in the African-American Experience. Durham: Duke University Press.
Lodwick, Hannah. "Pastor tires of segregation, pays whites to attend church," August 5, 2003--Volume: 03-73. http://www.abpnews.com/abpnews/story.cfm?newsId=3751.
Loury, Glenn C. (1984). "Internally Directed Action for Black-Community Development--The Next Frontier for the Movement," Review of Black Political Economy 13(1-2):31-46.
Loury, G. (1989). "Why Should We Care About Inequality?" in S. Shulman and W. Darity, eds., The Question of Discrimination: Racial Inequality in the U.S. Labor Market.
Massey, Douglas S. and Nancy A. Denton. (1993). American Apartheid. Segregation and the Making of the Underclass. Cambridge, Mass. Harvard University Press.
Mead, Lawrence. (1992). The New Politics of Poverty: The Nonworking Poor in America. New York: Basic Books.
Moynihan, D. (1965). The Negro Family: The Case for National Action. Washington, D.C.: Office of Policy Planning and Research, U.S. Department of Labor.
Murray, C. and R. Herrnstein. (1994). The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life, New York: The Free Press.
Neal, D. and W. Johnson. (1996). "The Role of Pre-Market Factors in Black-White Wage Differences," The Journal of Political Economy 104:869-895.
Petterson, Stephen M. (1998). "Black-White Differences in Reservation Wages and Joblessness," Journal of Human Resources XXXIII(3) (Summer):758-770.
Sollors, Werner. (1996). "Passing." In Encyclopedia of African American Culture and History, Volume 4. New York: Simon and Schuster, pp. 2105-2109.
Stewart, J. (1997). "NEA Presidential Address, 1994: Toward Broader Involvement of Black Economists in Discussions of Race and Public Policy: A Plea for a Reconceptualization of Race and Power in Economic Theory." In, J. Stewart, ed., African Americans and Post-Industrial Labor Markets, New Brunswick, N J: Transactions Publishers, pp. 15-38.
U.S. Census Bureau. (2004). Housing Patterns--"Racial and Ethnic Residential Segregation in the United States: 1980-2000." http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/housing/resseg/ papertoc.html.
U.S. Bureau of the Census. (1998). 1960, 1970, and 1980 Subject Reports on Marital Status and 1991 and 1992 Current Population Reports, P20, nos. 461 and 468.
U.S. Department of Education. (2000). Office of Educational Research and Improvement.
National Center for Educational Statistics. "NAEP 1999 Trends in Academic: Three Decades of Student Performance," NCES 2000-469 by J. R. Campbell, C. M. Hombo, and J. Mazzeo. Washington, DC.
Williams, David R., Michael S. Spencer, and James S. Jackson. (1999). "Race, Stress, and Physical Health: The role of Group Identity" in Richard Contrada and Richard Ashmore (eds.), Self Social Identity and Physical Health, New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 71-100.
Washington, James W. (1986). Editor. A Testament of Hope : The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr. New York: HarperCollins Publishers.