In partnership with CREDO, the Lumen Christi Institute is cosponsoring a monthly invite-only CREDO Econ and CST Virtual Workshop. This interdisciplinary workshop will take place online the first Friday of each month and feature papers addressing the intersecting domains of Economics and Catholic Social Thought. Workshops will be held through Zoom. 

This workshop is by invitation only. Others interested in participating should contact Joseph Kaboski.


October 2, 2020 15:00-16:15 GMT

"Heinrich Pesch and the Anglo-German Divide in Economics" by William Hauk (U of South Carolina) 

Arnd Küppers (Katholische Sozialwissenschaftliche Zentralstelle)
Claudio Lucarelli (University of Pennsylvania, Wharton)


November 6, 2020 15:00-16:15 GMT

“In Persona Christi Capitis: Agency Problems When God is the Principal" by Clara E. Jace (George Mason University)

Fr. Bob Gahl (Pontifical University of the Holy Cross)
Robert Tamura (Clemson University)


December 4, 2020 15:00-16:15 GMT

“Globalization and Good Jobs: Can Wages be both Competitive and Just?” by Brian Boyd (University of Notre Dame)

Cristián Hodge (Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile)
Catherine Pakaluk (Catholic University of America)


January 8, 2021 15:00-16:15 GMT

“The Social Market Economy as a Project of Peace" by Nils Goldschmidt (University of Siegen)

Peter Casarella (Duke University)
Andrew Yuengert (Pepperdine University)


February 5, 2021 15:00-16:15 GMT

"Introducing Virtue Ethics into Normative Economics for Models with Endogenous Preferences" by Masao Ogaki (Keio University)

Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde (University of Pennsylvania)
Mary Hirschfeld (Villanova University)


March 5, 2021 15:00-16:15 GMT

"The African Poverty Crisis: How the Problem of Meaning Generates Inadequate Response" by Fr. Fidelis Olokunboro (University of Notre Dame)

Edwige Asalwe Tia (University of Guelph)
Quentin Wodon (World Bank)


April 9, 2021 15:00-16:15 GMT

"Activity, Contemplation, and the Shortage of Good Work" by Andrew Beauchamp (Wright State University) and Jason Heron (Mount Marty University)

Simona Beretta (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan)
Clemens Sedmak (University of Notre Dame)


May 7, 2021 15:00-16:15 GMT

"Markets, Financial Innovation, and Catholic Social Teaching" by Andrea Roncella (University of Navarra)


June 4, 2021 15:00-16:15 GMT

"The Catholic Approach to Extractives in Colombia: Pastoral Accompaniment Using an Eco Theology of Peace" by Sandra Polania Reyes (University of Notre Dame