Issues and Challenges in Economics, Catholic Social Thought, and Public Policy: A conversation with Joseph Kaboski

May 8, 2020
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Joseph KaboskiUniversity of Notre Dame


Can Economics and Catholic Social Thought be set in dialogue? Is there a place for Catholic Social Teaching in Public Policy? How does the scholar bridge one’s academic discipline and one’s religious faith? Harris School students and faculty are invited to join us in conversation with economist and consultant to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), Joseph Kaboski, on Economics, Catholic Social Thought, and Public Policy.

This event is closed to the public and open to Harris School students, faculty, and staff only

Joseph Kaboski is the David F. and Erin M. Seng Foundation Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at the University of Notre Dame. He holds a PhD from the University of Chicago. Kaboski's research focuses on growth, development, and international economics. In 2012, he was awarded the prestigious Frisch Medal for the best paper in the journal Econometrica and has published scholarly articles in many other journals, including the American Economic Review and The Review of Economic Studies. He is the president of CREDO, a past consultant to Catholic Relief Services, and is currently a Consultant to the USCCB, Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development.