Tim Shaughnessy is a cradle Catholic living in Shreveport, Louisiana with undergraduate degrees in economics and political science from Kalamazoo College, and a Master’s and Ph.D. in economics from Florida State University. He teaches economics at the undergraduate and graduate level, and is a faculty advisor for the campus Catholic student organization. He has worked at the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty and was the first managing editor for the Journal of Markets & Morality while an undergraduate. He also worked for Representative Harold Voorhees in the Michigan state legislature. He serves the parish RCIA program as a sponsor and lecturer, and is active in parish and diocesan pro-life activities.
I doubt James Buchanan is well-known among Catholics but he should be, especially if we are interested in pursuing political means for particular ends. Buchanan won the Nobel prize in Economics in 198... More
Since the Mayan calendar didn't usher in an end to the Great Recession, we still have to figure out why it happened. We could boil it down to two deadly sins (greed and pride) and two groups of culpri... More
By now I'm sure most of you have seen this chart: It's from a presentation by Gary Alexander, Secretary of Public Welfare in Pennsylvania (factoid: he's also an ordained deacon in the Armenian ... More