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The NEA at 50: Highlights from the Review of Black Political Economy's Early Years


Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Grand Hall East C
Hosted By: National Economic Association
This special event will be the first event to celebrate the history of the National Economic Association. We celebrate the history of the NEA and its journal, the Review of Black Political Economy by having four papers presented from the first five volumes.
Kristen E. Broady
Alabama A&M University
Topic: "Economic Theory and Racial Economic Inequality" by William Darity (Volume 5; Issue 3)
Marcus Casey
University of Illinois-Chicago
Topic: "A Reappraisal of Racial Discrimination against Blacks in Professional Baseball" by Marshall Medoff (Volume 5; Issue 3)
Jevay Grooms
Howard University
Topic: "Transformation in the Educational System: Catalysts for Black Change" by Margaret Simms (Volume 2; Issue 3)
Damon Jones
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy
Topic: "Wealth Distribution and its Impact on Minorities" by Robert S. Browne, (Volume 4; Issue 4)