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March 2: What does the ‘good economy’ mean to you?

Featured Events | Feb 24, 2015 |

6216812To next Monday’s panelists, “the good economy” doesn’t simply mean one where the GDP is high and growth is the order of the day.

Here, the “good economy” is a greater concept, tied to human beings’ ability to thrive, enjoy respect, and find fulfillment while companies benefit as well.

Join four speakers for a discussion on this topic:

Panel event: The Good Economy: Work and Human Flourishing: Economic and Catholic Perspectives
Date: Monday, March 2, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Corrigan Conference Center, 12th Floor, Lincoln Center campus
Register: Send an e-mail to cacs@fordham.edu


Here are the topics associated with each panelist:

Flourishing in Work: What Have Unions Got to Do With It?
Thomas Geogehan, J.D., labor lawyer and activist in Chicago, author of Only One Thing Can Save Us: Why America Needs a New Kind of Labor Movement

Let My Work Speak for Me When I’m Gone: Race, Labor, & Giving of Oneself in the 21st Century
Cristina Greer, Ph.D., Fordham assistant professor of political science, most recently author of Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream

Dignity and Well-Being: Toward a Humanistic Perspective on Management
Michael Pirson, Ph.D., associate professor at the Fordham Schools of Business, most recently co-editor of From Capitalistic to Humanistic Business

Sustainable Work & Family Lives: Policies for Working Families, From the Utopian to the Practical
Kirsten Swinth, Ph.D., Fordham professor and chair of the history department, author of the forthcoming The Rise of the Working Family: The Reshaping of Care and Competition in Postindustrial America

To RSVP or for further information: cacs@fordham.edu or 718.817.0662.


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