CURRICULUM VITA

 

 

PERSONAL:

Charles K. Wilber

Emeritus Professor of Economics

Fellow, Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies

518 Flanner Hall, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556

(574) 239-5168 (O); (574) 631-6973 (FAX); (574) 288-8451 (h)

cwilber@nd.edu (E-Mail)

 

EDUCATION:

B.A.  University of Portland, Portland, Oregon, 1957

 Majors: Philosophy and Accounting

M.S.  University of Portland, Portland, Oregon, 1960

 Comprehensive fields:  Economic Theory and Labor                                     Economics

Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, 1966

 Comprehensive fields:  Economic Theory,  Economic Thought, Economic History and Development, Comparative Economic Systems, and Soviet Studies

 

PROFESSIONAL LICENSE: 

Certified Public Accountant, State of Oregon, 1958

 

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE:  

1958-60  Instructor at Multnomah College, Portland, Oregon  Courses    taught: Introductory Economics, Introductory Accounting, Mathematics of Finance  

1960-61  Instructor at Universidad de Catolica de Puerto  Rico, Ponce, Puerto Rico.  Courses taught:  Introductory Economics, Introductory Accounting, Mathematics of Finance  

1961-64  Assistant Professor at Trinity College, Washington,  D.C. Courses taught:  Introductory Economics, Economic Thought, International Economics, Labor Economics, Money and Banking   1964-75  Assistant Professor; Associate Professor; Professor at The American University, Department of Economics, Washington, D.C., Chairman, 1969-71 Courses taught: Introductory Economics, Economic Thought, European Economic History, Economic Development, Comparative Economic Systems, Soviet Economics.

1975- 1999   Professor, Department of Economics, University of Notre Dame( Chairman, 1975-84); Fellow, Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and Acting Director Jan.-Aug. 2000; Fellow, Kellog Institute for International Studies. Courses taught: Political Economy; Economic Development, Introductory Economics; Economics, Ethics and Public Policy; Economic Methodology.

1999-    Emeritus Professor, Department of Economics, University of Notre Dame; Fellow, Kellog Institute for International Studies. Courses taught: Poverty and the Bishops' Pastoral Letter, Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement, Distributivism: Economics of the Catholic Worker Movement.

 

OTHER POSITIONS:  

Public Accounting, 1957-59  


Latin American Area Studies director for Peace Corps training program at the University of Maryland, Summer 1962.  

Director of seminar series on the American economy for Mexican economists, sponsored by Department of Education, Summer 1963. 

Occasional lecturer at Peace Corps, Agency for International Development, Foreign Service Institute, 1966 to 1975.

Adjunct Senior Staff Associate, George Meany Center for Labor Studies (AFL-CIO). 1969-82.

Consultant to Interamerican Development Bank, Development Banking Project in Latin America (Peru, Chile, Columbia). 1971.

Consultant to U.S. Bishops Committee on Catholic Social Thought and the U.S. Economy, 1982-85.

Economic Consultant to OMI North/South Dialogue, Washington, D.C., December, 1984 and Lima, Peru, February/March, 1985.

Director-in-Residence, University of Notre Dame Arts & Letters Program in London, 1988-89.

Faculty Adviser, University of Notre Dame Study Abroad Program, Fremantle, Australia, Spring 1994.

Acting Director, Director of Graduate Studies, Counselor to the Director, Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, 2000-3.

 

SOCIAL CONCERNS ACTIVITIES:

1958-60 Member of NAACP

1960-61 Lay Missionary, Ponce, Puerto Rico

1962-65 Member of Congress of Racial Equality (CORE)

1965-68 Co-President, Catholic Interracial Council, Prince George's County, Maryland

1985-1998 Co-founder and Board member, Holy Family Catholic Worker House, South Bend, Indiana

1999-2006 Front Desk Volunteer, South Bend Center for the Homeless

2007- present  Treasurer, Our Lady of the Road Cafe and Drop-in Center.

 

 

HONORS:

Book of essays in honor of Charles K. Wilber by Amitava K. Dutt and Kenneth P. Jameson (eds.), 

Crossing the Mainstream: Ethical and Methodological Issues in Economics (Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2001), xi + 352pp.

Rev. Thomas C. Oddo, C.S.C. Award for Outstanding Service, University of Portland, 2002.

President, Association for Social Economics, 2003-04.

Thomas F. Divine Award for a lifetime of contribution to social economics and the social economy,             January 6, 2007.

 

PUBLICATIONS: Books

1. Instructor's Manual for Ulmer's Economics: Theory and Practice, Houghton-Mifflin, 1964 (with Fredland, Gathof, and Ulmer). 

2. The Student Manual for Ulmer's Economics: Theory and Practice, Houghton-Mifflin, 1964 (with Fredland, Gathof, and Ulmer).

3. The Soviet Model and Underdeveloped Countries (University of North Carolina Press, 1969), 241 pp.     

   a. "The Success of an Economic Strategy," in The Soviet Experience: Success or Failure?, ed. Daniel R. Brower (Holt Rinehart and Winston, Inc.,1971) Reprint of Chapter III.

   b. "The Soviet Strategy of Development," in Economics: A Text with Readings(Goodyear, 1972; 2nd ed., 1975; 3rd ed., 1978) Reprint of Chapter V.

4. An Introduction to the Soviet Union: A Programmed Approach (Washington,D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1969). 309 pp.

5. The Political Economy of Development and Underdevelopment: A Book of Readings (Random House, 1973; 2nd edition, 1979; 3rd edition, 1983; 4th edition, 1988; McGraw-Hill: 5th edition, 1992; 6th edition, 1996). The second edition translated into Chinese and published by Chinese Social Science Publishing House, 1984.

6. Growth with Equity: Essays on Economic Development (Paulist Press,1979). with Mary Evelyn Jegen (eds.)

7. Directions in Economic Development (University of Notre Dame Press, 1979). with Kenneth P. Jameson (eds).

8. Religious Values and Development (Pergamon Press, 1980), with Kenneth P. Jameson (eds).

9. Socialist Models of Development (Pergamon Press, 1982). with Kenneth P. Jameson (eds).

10. An Inquiry into the Poverty of Economics (University of Notre Dame Press, 1983), 294 pages, with Kenneth P. Jameson.

a. "Toward a New Social Contract," in Through the Eye of   a Needle: Readings on Stewardship and Justice, ed. Roland      Hoksbergen (Calvin College, pp. 292-327). Reprint of Ch.10.

b. Chinese translation (Beijing: Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, 1994).


11. Capitalism and Democracy: Schumpeter Revisited (University of Notre Dame Press, 1985), with Richard D. Coe (eds.).   

12. Beyond Reaganomics: A Further Inquiry into the Poverty of Economics (University of Notre Dame Press, 1990), with Kenneth P. Jameson.

13. Economics, Ethics and Public Policy (Rowman & Littlefield, 1998). Also published on Android Market. See https://market.android.com/details?id=book-y-N9VNpXjawC&feature=null-Charles+K.+Wilber

14. Hope and Despair: Moments in Time (Llumina Press, 2009).

15. New Directions in Development Ethics: Essays in Honor of Denis Goulet (University of Notre Dame Press, 2010), with Amitava Krishna Dutt (eds.).

16. Economics and Ethics: An Introduction (Palgrave Press, 2010), with Amitava Krishna Dutt.

17. Catholics Spending and Acting Justly (Ave Maria Press, 2011).

 

Publications: Articles

1. "History and Analysis of Wage Theories with Special Reference to the Concept of a Living Wage," Horizontes: Revista de la Universidad Catolica de Puerto Rico, Ano IV, Nums 78 (Octubre de 1960-Abril de 1961). pp. 146-161.

2. "A Nonmonetary Index of Economic Development," Soviet Studies, Volume XVIII, No. 4 (April 1966). pp. 408-16.

3a. "The Human Costs of Economic Development:  The West, The Soviet Union and Underdeveloped Countries Today," Conference Papers of the Union for Radical Political Economics (December 1968), pp. 125-148.

3b. Reprinted in The Political Economy of Development & Underdevelopment (Random House, 1973, 1979, 1983).

4a. "The Role of Agriculture in Soviet Economic Development," Land Economics, Vol. XLV, No. 1 (February 1969), pp. 87-96.

4b. Reprinted in The Political Economy of Development & Underdevelopment (Random House, 1973).

5. "Agriculture e Sviluppo nell' URSS," Mercurio: Sintesi del Pensiero Economico e Sociale Coneemporaneo, Anno XII, No. 12 (December 1969).

6. "The Relevance of Soviet Industrial Experience for Less Developed Economies," with Norton T. Dodge, Soviet Studies, Vol. XXI, No. 3 (January 1970). pp. 330-349.

7a. "Economic Development, Central Planning and Allocative Efficiency," in Jahrbuch der Wirtschaft Osteuropas (Muchen: Gunter Olzog Verlad, 1970), pp. 221-243.

7b. Reprinted in The Political Economy of Development and Underdevelopment(Random House, 1973, 1979, 1983).

8. "I Problemi del Sottosvilluppo e L'Esperienza Sovietica,"  Mercurio:  Sintesi del Pensiero Economic e Sociale Contemporaneo, Anno XIII, No. 11(November, 1970).

9. "The Soviet Model of Economic Development," in Protagonists of Change;Subcultures in the Development Process, ed. Abdul Said (McGraw-Hill,1971).

10. "Politics and the Stages of Growth:  Another Stage in the Anti-Communist Manifesto," Society, Vol. 10, No. 4 (May/June 1973).

l1a. "Economics, Power, and Regulation of Multinational Corporations," Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. III, No. 2 (June, 1974).     

l1b. Reprinted in The Economy as a System of Power, Warren J.  Samuels, ed.(Transaction Books, 1979).     

12. "The 'New' Economic History Re-examined:  R.H. Tawney on the Origins of Capitalism," The American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Vol. 33,No. 3 (July, 1974).

13. "Planning, Power and the Neoinstitutionalist Paradigm," Eastern Economic Journal, Vol. II, No. 3 (July 1975) Supplement.

14. "Income Distribution and Economic Development in Underdeveloped Countries," Intellect, Vol. 104, No. 2368 (Sept./Oct. 1975). pp. 91-93 with James H. Weaver.     


15a. "The Chicago School: Positivism or Ideal Type," Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. IX, No. 4 (December, 1975), pp. 665-679 (with Jon D. Wisman).

15b. Reprinted in The Chicago School of Political Economy, ed. Warren J. Samuels (Division of Research, Graduate School of Business, Michigan State University, 1976), pp. 79-94. New edition, Transaction Publishers, 1993.

            15c. Reprinted in The Methodology of Economic Thought, Warren J. Samuels, ed.(Transaction Books, 1980), pp. 151-65. 

16. "The Role of Income Distribution in the Process of Economic Development," Economic Analysis and Workers Management, Vol. IX, Nos. 34 (1975). pp. 202-224 (with James H. Weaver).

17. "The Soviet Model of Economic Development:  A Re-examination," in Soviet Economic and Political Relations with the Developing World, eds. Roger Kanet and Donna Bahry (Praeger Pubs., 1975). pp. 43-58.

18. "Beyond Pragmatism in the American Economy," Society, Vol. 14, No. 3( March/April, 1977), pp. 79-83 (with Kenneth P. Jameson).            

19a. "The Role of Property in an Economic System: From Private Property to Stewardship," in The Earth is the Lord's: Essays in Stewardship, ed. Mary Evelyn Jegen( Ramsey, N.J.: Paulist Press, 1977).

19b. Reprinted in New Catholic World, Vol. 220, No. 1319 (September/October,1977). pp. 226-9.     

20a. "The Methodological Basis of Institutional Economics:  Pattern Model, Storytelling and Holism," Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. XII, No. 1(March, 1978), pp. 61-89.

20b. Reprinted in How Economists Explain: A Reader in Methodology, eds. William L. Marr and Baldev Raj (University  Press of America, 1983), pp. 243-272.

20c. Reprinted in Markus Stadler, Institutionalismus heute: Kritische Auseinandersetzung mit einer unorthodoxen wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Bewegung (Frankfort: Campus Verlag, 1983), pp. 88-114.

20d. Reprinted in Institutional Economics, ed. Warren J. Samuels( Edward Elgar Publishing Co., 1989), Vol. II.

21. "The Role of Population in Western Economic Theory," Populi: Journal ofthe United Nations Fund For Population Activities, Vol. 5, No.3 (1978), pp. 14-29.     

22. "Crisis in the American Economy," in Alternative Directions in Economic Policy, eds. Frank Bonello and Thomas Swartz (University of Notre Dame Press, 1978) with Kenneth P. Jameson, pp. 34-61.

23. "Empirical Verification and Theory Selection:  The Keynesian-Monetarist Debate," Journal of Economic Issues, Vol.  XIII, No. 4 (December, 1979),pp. 973-982.

24. "The Methodological Basis of Institutional Economics: A Reply," Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. XIII, No. 4 (December, 1979), pp. 1033-1037.

25. "Patterns of Dependency:  Income Distribution and the History of Underdevelopment." in The Political Economy of Development and Underdevelopment (2nd ed., Random House, 1979)  with James H. Weaver.     

26. "Population and Methodological Problems of Development Theory," in The Political Economy of Development and Underdevelopment (2nd ed., Random House, 1979).      

27. "Employment, Basic Human Needs and Economic Development," in Growth With Equity: Essays on Economic Development (Paulist Press, 1979), with Kenneth P. Jameson.

28a. "Paradigms of Economic Development and Beyond," in Directions in Economic Development (University of Notre Dame, 1979) with Kenneth P. Jameson.


28b. Reprinted in The Political Economy of Development and Underdevelopment (Random House, 1983).

29. "Population and Economics:  Some Realities, Many Questions," in The Population Story: From Now to 2000, ed. Dick MacDonald (Western Journalism Library:  University of Western Ontario, 1979), pp. 21-33.

30. "Religious Values and Social Limits to Development," World Development, Vol. 8, Nos. 7/8 (July/August, 1980). pp. 467-479, with Kenneth P. Jameson.

31. "The Family and Stewardship," Stewardship Papers, No. 1, 1980, with Mary Ellen Wilber.

32. "Socialism and Development," World Development, Vol. 9, Nos. 9/10 (September/October, 1981), pp. 803-812.

33. "A New Industrial Policy for the United States: Hedonism  and Quietism," Society, Vol. 19, No. 1 (November/December, 1981). pp. 24-28, with Kenneth P. Jameson.

34. "Population in Western Economic Theory," in Ethical Issues of Population Aid: Culture, Economics and International Assistance, eds. Daniel Callahan and Phillip G. Clark (New York: Irvington Publishers, Inc., 1981),pp. 86-112.

35. "Goals of a Christian Economy and the Future of the Corporation," in J. Houck and 0. Williams (eds.). The Judeo- Christian Vision and the Modern Corporation (University of Notre Dame Press, 1982). pp. 203-217.

36. "A Role for Multinationals:  Market Structure and Profits," in L. Tavis, Multinational Managers and Poverty in the Third World (University of Notre Dame, 1982).

37. "The Role of Value Judgments in Economic Science," in Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, ed. Warren Samuels (JAI Press, Vol. 2, 1984, pp. 179-194).

38. "The Economy, the Family, and Social Justice," in The Changing Family: Views from Theology and the Social Sciences, eds. Stanley L. Saxon, et al( Loyola University Press, 1984) with Mary Ellen Wilber.

39a. "Introduction" to new edition of A. Fanfani, Catholicism, Protestantism and Capitalism (University of Notre Dame Press, 1984, pp. vii-xxvi).

39b. Republished and translated as “La Crisi del Capitalismo, Una Questione Morale,” in Amintore Fanfani, Cattolicesimo e protestantesimo nella formazione storica del capitalismo (Marsilio: Terza Edizione Italiana, 2005), pp. 211-224.

40. "Capitalism and Democracy, Schumpeter Revisited:  an Overview," in Capitalism and Democracy: Schumpeter 40 Years Later (University of Notre Dame Press, 1985, pp. 159) with Richard Coe.

41. "Economics and Ethics:  The Challenge of the Bishops' Pastoral Letter on the Economy," Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics, and Public Policy, Vol. 2, No. 1 (1985), pp. 107-124.

42. "The Bishops' Pastoral Letter on Catholic Social Teaching and the U.S. Economy," Proceedings of the Industrial Relations Research Association( December, 1985), pp. 115-116.

43. "Methodological Debate in Economics: Editor's Introduction," World Development, Vol. 14, No. 2 (February, 1986). pp. 143-145.

44a. "The Methodological Basis of Hirschman's Development Economics:  Pattern Models vs. General Laws," World Development, Vol. 14, No. 2 (February, 1986). pp. 181-194, with Steve Francis.

44b. Also published in Development, Democracy, and the Art of Trespassing: Essays in Honor of Albert O. Hirschman (University of Notre Dame Press, 1986), pp. 317-42. Edited by Alejandro Foxley, Michael S. McPherson, and Guillermo O'Donnell.


44c. Translated as "La base metodologica de la economia del desarrollo de Hirschman: El modelo de patrones vs. las leyes generales," in Democracia, Desarrollo y el Arte de Traspasar Fronteras: Ensayos en homenaje a Albert O. Hirschman( Mexico: Fondo de Cultura Economica, 1989), pp. 330-356.

45a. "Ethical Values and Economic Theory:  A Survey," Religious Studies Review, with Roland Hoksbergen, 12:314 (July/October, 1986), pp. 205-214.

45b. Also published in Economics, Ethics and Public Policy (Rowman & Littlefield, 1998), pp. 17-32.

46. "Economic Theory and the Common Good," in The Common Good and U.S. Capitalism," Oliver F. Williams and John W. Houck, eds. (University Press of America, l987), pp. 244-254.

47. "The Human Dilemma of Development," in The Political Economy of Development and Underdevelopment, 4th ed.(Random House, 1988), pp.459-467; 5th ed. (McGraw-Hill, 1992), pp. 469-477; 6th ed., 1996. w/ Denis Goulet.

48. "Strategies of Development: A Survey," in Development Economics: Theory, Practice, and Prospects, edited by Thomas R. DeGregori (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1989), pp. 137-177. w/ Kenneth P. Jameson and James H. Weaver.

49. "Individualism, Interdependence, and the Common Good: Rapprochement between Economic Theory and Catholic Social Thought," in Prophetic Visions and Economic Realities, edited by Charles R. Strain (William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1989), pp. 229-41.

50. "Searching for the Roots of War: The Survival of the Fittest at Home and Abroad," New Oxford Review, Vol. LVIII, No. 4 (1991), pp. 12-15.

51. "Incentives and the Organization of Work: Moral Hazards and Trust," in One Hundred Years of Catholic Social Thought: Celebration and Challenge, edited by John A. Coleman, S.J. (Orbis Books, 1991), pp. 212-23.

52. "Roman Catholic Social Thought and Economic Theory: An Agenda for the Future," Review of Social Economy, Vol. XLIX, No. 4 (Winter, 1991), pp. 566-577.

53. "Analyzing the Moral Defense of Free Market Capitalism-- Part I: On Gary North, Texas Fundamentalist," New Oxford Review, Vol. LIX, No. 2 (March, 1992), pp. 7-11. w/ Laura M. Grimes

54. "The Moral Defense of Free Market Capitalism II: On Brian Griffiths, Mrs. Thatcher's Christian Economic Adviser," New Oxford Review, Vol. LIX, No. 3 (April, 1992), pp. 8-15. w/ Laura M. Grimes

55. "The Moral Defense of Free Market Capitalism III: On Michael Novak's Democratic Capitalism," New Oxford Review, Vol. LIX, No. 4 (May, 1992), pp. 18-25. w/ Laura M. Grimes

56. "Albert O. Hirschman: an Intellectual Portrait," New Horizons in Economic Thought: Appraisals of Leading Economists (Edward Elgar Pub., 1992), pp. 106-128. w/ Kenneth P. Jameson

57.  Entries on "Investment" (pp. 488-89), "Trusts" (p. 960), "Monopoly" (pp. 34-35), "Credit" ( p. 254), and a survey essay on "Employment and Unemployment" (pp. 330-336). The New Dictionary of Catholic Social Thought, Judith A. Dwyer, ed. (A Michael Glazier Book, The Liturgical Press, 1994).

58. "Albert O. Hirschman," in The Elgar Companion to Institutional and Evolutionary Economics, eds. Geoffrey M. Hodgson, Warren J. Samuels and Marc R. Tool( Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., 1994, Vol 1, pp. 323-28). w/ Kenneth P. Jameson

59a. "Trust, Moral Hazards and Social Economics: Incentives and the Organization of Work," in On the Condition of Labor and the Social Qustion One Hundred Years Later: Commerating the 100th Anniversary of Rerum Novarum and the Fifieth Anniversary of the Association for Social Economics, eds. Thomas O. Nitsch, Joseph M. Phillips, Jr. and Edward L. Fitzsimmons (Toronto Studies in Theology, Vol. 69, The Edwin Mellen Press, 1994), pp. 173-184.


59b. Also published in Economics, Ethics and Public Policy (Rowman & Littlefield, 1998), pp. 93-105.

60. "Preface" to Chinese edition of The Poverty of Economics (Beijing: Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, 1994).

61. "Economics," in The Catholic Encyclopedia (The Liturgical Press, 1994), pp. 263-4.

62. "Humane Development: The Political Economy of Peace,@ in Peacemaking: Moral and Policy Challenges for a New World,  Gerard F. Powers, Drew Christiansen, S.J., and Robert T. Hennemeyer, eds.(United States Catholic Conference, 1994), pp.133-146.

63. Rethinking Human Welfare, in Report from the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy, Vol. 15, No. 4 (Fall 1995), p. 38.

64. "Ethics and Economics," in Political Economy for the 21st Century: Contemporary Views on the Trend of Economics, ed. Charles J. Whalen (M.E. Sharpe, Inc., 1996), pp. 45-64. Reprinted in the Android Market. See:                           https://market.android.com/details?id=book-aRruz_WcpowC&feature=search_result

66. "The Ethics of Consumption: A Roman Catholic View," in Ethics of Consumption: The Good Life, Justice, and Global Stewardship, eds. David A. Crocker and Toby Linden(Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1998), pp. 403-15.

67a. "Globalization and Democracy," Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. XXXII, No. 2 (June, 1998), pp. 465-471.

67b. Also published in 21 Debated Issues in World Politics, eds. Gregory M. Scott, Louis Furmanski, and Randall J. Jones, Jr. (Prentice Hall, 2000), pp. 3-9.

68. "Economics and Ethics," in The Elgar Handbook to Economic Methodology, eds. John B. Davis, D. Wade Hands and Uskali Maki (Edward Elgar Publishing, 1998), pp. 138-142.

69. "John Paul II and the Ethics of Consumption," International Journal of Social Economics, Vol. 25, Nos. 11/12 (1998), pp. 1595‑1607.

70. "Ethics and Morality" in Encyclopedia of Political Economy (London: Routledge, 1998), pp. 323-6.

71. "Holistic Method", in Encyclopedia of Political Economy (London: Routledge, 1998), pp. 513-6.

72. "Storytelling and Pattern Models", in Encyclopedia of Political Economy (London: Routledge, 1998), pp. 1264-6.

73. "Value Judgments and World Views" in Encyclopedia of Political Economy (London: Routledge, 1998), pp. 1381-4.

74. "Teaching Economics and Ethics: A Social Economics Perspective," in Teaching the Social Economics Way of Thinking: Selected Papers From the Ninth World Congress of Social Economics, Mellen Studies in Economics, Vol. 4, ed. Edward J. O'Boyle (Lewiston, Queenston, Lampeter: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2000), pp. 585-614.

75. "Puede un Cristiano ser Economista?," Valores: En la Sociedad Industrial (Buenos Aires), Ano XVII, N 48 (Julio 2000), pp. 17-29.

76. "Teaching Economics as if Faith Mattered," in Teaching as an Act of Faith, ed. Arlin C. Migliazzo (New York: Fordham University press, 2002), pp. 3-20. Reprinted in the Android Market. See https://market.android.com/details?id=book-rMhcABskPscC&feature=search_result

77. "Teaching Economics as if Ethics Mattered," in A Guide to What's Wrong with Economics, ed. Edward Fullbrook (London: Anthem Press, 2004), pp. 147-157.

78. “Ethics, Human Behavior and the Methodology of Social Economics,@ Forum for Social Economics, Vol.33, No. 2 (Spring 2004), pp. 19-50.

79. "Ethics and Social Economics: ASE Presidential Address," January 2004, San Diego, California, Review of Social Economy, Vol. LXI, No. 4 (December 2004), pp.

80. “Can a Christian Be an Economist?,” Faith & Economics, No. 47/48 (Spring/Fall 2006), pp. 59-86.

            81. “Ethics in Economic Theory,” in Real World Economics: A Post-autistic Economics Reader (Anthem Studies in Development and Globalization), ed. Edward Fullbrook (London: Anthem Press, 2007), pp. 401-410.

            82. "Ethics and Economic Actors," in Real World Economics: A Post-autistic Economics Reader (Anthem Studies in Development and Globalization), ed. Edward Fullbrook (London: Anthem Press, 2007), pp. 411-418.

            83.  “Economics and Ethics,” in New Directions in Development Ethics: Essays in Honor of Denis Goulet (University of Notre Dame Press, 2009).

            84. “Culture and Development.” In Handbook on Development, eds. Amitava Dutt and Jaime Ros (London: Edward Elgar, 2009), vol.II, pp.407-22. with Roland Hoksbergen.

            85. "Introduction," to A Guildsman's Interpretation of History (New York: IHS Press, 2009).

            86. "Crisis financiera e interes individual," Revista Cultura Economica, Ano XXVI/XXVII, No. 73/74 (Diciembre 2008/ Mayo 2009), pp. 17-19.

            87. "Sustainable Development, Consumerism, & Catholic Social Thought." In Looking Beyond the Individualism & Homo Economicus of Neoclassical Economics, ed. Edward J. O'Boyle (Milwaukee, WI: Marquette University Press, 2011), pp. 129-43.

 

 


Electronic Journals and Magazines

1. "Ethics in Economic Theory," post-autistic economic review. No. 20, 3 June 2003, Article 1, http://www.btintermet.com/~pae_news/review/issue20.htm

2. "Ethics and Economic Actors," post-autistic economic review. No. 21, 13 September 2003, Article 3, http://www.btinternet.com/~pae_news/review/issue21.htm

3. "The Common Good: Debts, Deficits and Economic Growth," Notre Dame Magazine, On-Line Edition, October 17, 2010, http://magazine.nd.edu/news/17263-the-common-good-debts-deficits-and-economic-growth/

4. "The Common Good: The Tea Party, Adam Smith and Bendict XVI," Notre Dame Magazine, On-Line Edition, November 23, 2010, http://magazine.nd.edu/news/17591-the-common-good-the-tea-party-adam-smith-and-bendict-xvi/

5. "The Common Good: Google’s gift and the pope’s teaching," Notre Dame Magazine, On-Line Edition, December 14, 2010, http://magazine.nd.edu/news/17787-the-common-good-googles-gift-and-the-popes-teaching/. Reprinted in langloo.com, http://www.langloo.com/czytanka-angielska-popes-teach.html

6. "The Common Good: Averting the next ‘too big to fail’ bank crisis," Notre Dame Magazine, On-Line Edition, April 26, 2011, http://magazine.nd.edu/news/21696-the-common-good-averting-the-next-too-big-to-fail-bank-crisis/

7. "A Deficit of Trust: An Economist's take on HBO's 'Too Big to Fail," America, On-Line Edition, May 2011, http://www.americamagazine.org/content/culture.cfm?cultureID=202

8. "The Common Good: Labor Day thoughts," Notre Dame Magazine, On-Line Edition, September 4,  2011, http://magazine.nd.edu/news/25861-the-common-good-labor-day-thoughts/

9. "The Common Good: Does Selfishness Really Explain Everything?", Notre Dame Magazine, On-Line Edition, February 24, 2012, http://magazine.nd.edu/news/29120-the-common-good-does-selfishness-really-explain-everything/

 

 

Popular Articles

1. "Lay Spiritually: A Fool for Christ," Dialogue, Vol. 1, No. 1 (October 1961), pp. 8-11.

2. "Affluent '60s Produced Effluent '70s," National Catholic Reporter, Vol. 15, No. 13 (January 19, 1979). with Kenneth P.  Jameson.

3. "Economic Councillors Replace Machiavellis," National Catholic Reporter, Vol. 15, No. 14 (January 26, 1979), with Kenneth P. Jameson. 

4. "The Choice Between Suicide and Being Killed," National Catholic Reporter, Vol. 15, No. 15 (February 2, 1979), with Kenneth P. Jameson.

5. "Monetarists:  The Advisers with All the Answers," National Catholic Reporter, Vol. 15, No. 16 (February 9, 1979). with Kenneth P. Jameson.

6. "The Radicals:  Deck Stacked Against Workers," National Catholic Reporter, Vol. 15, No. 18 (February 23, 1979), with Kenneth P. Jameson.

7. "Economic Advisers Don't Figure Human Costs," National Catholic Reporter, Vol. 15, No. 19 (March 2, 1979), with Kenneth P. Jameson.

8. "Statistics are Faces, Not Empty Figures," National Catholic Reporter, Vol. 15, No. 29 (May 11, 1979). with Thomas R. Swartz and Kenneth P. Jameson.

9. "Middle Class Leaves City to 'Under-Society'," National Catholic Reporter, Vol. 15, No. 30 (May 18, 1979), with Thomas R. Swartz and Kenneth P. Jameson.

10. "Developing Areas Teach Unemployment Lessons," National Catholic Reporter, Vol. 15, No. 31 (May 25, 1979), with Thomas R. Swartz and Kenneth P. Jameson.

11. "Inflation's Not Public Enemy Number 1," National Catholic Reporter, Vol. 15, No. 32 (June 1, 1979). with Thomas R. Swartz and Kenneth P. Jameson.

12. "Double-Digit Inflation Forces Cities' Revival," National Catholic Reporter, Vol. 15, No. 33 (June 1, 1979), with Thomas R. Swartz and Kenneth P. Jameson.

13. "Inflation Cure Worse Than Disease," National Catholic Reporter, Vol. 15, No. 34 (June 29, 1979), with Thomas R. Swartz and Kenneth P. Jameson.

14. "15 Ways to Teach Justice in the Home," Salt, Vol. 2, No. 1, (January,1982), pp. 23-26, with Mary Ellen Wilber.

15. "What of Justice in the U.S. Economy?," New Catholic World, Vol. 226, No. 1351 (Jan./Feb. 1983). pp. 28-31.

16. "Economy Must Seek to Attain Social Goals," National Catholic Reporter, Vol. 19, No. 28 (May 6, 1983). with Kenneth P. Jameson.

17. "Free Market 'Revival' Seeks to Re-establish Lost Moral Legitimacy," National Catholic Reporter, Vol. 19, No. 29 (May 13, 1983), with Kenneth P. Jameson.

18. "Negotiating Society's New Social Contract," National Catholic Reporter, Vol. 19, No. 30 (May 20, 1983), with Kenneth  Jameson.

19. "World Stewardship, National Planning...," National Catholic Reporter, Vol. 19, No. 31 (May 27, 1983). with Kenneth P. Jameson.


20. "'Ethic of Jubilee':  An Income Guarantee," National Catholic Reporter, Vol. 19, No. 31 (May 27, 1983), with Kenneth P. Jameson.

21. "The Bureaucratization of Economics," National Catholic Reporter, Vol. 19, No. 32 (June 3, 1983), with Kenneth P. Jameson. 

22. "John Paul II and Socialism," Catholicism in Crisis, Vol.  1, No. 9 (August, 1983). pp. 21-22.

23. The Moral Dimensions of Economics (Kansas City: National Catholic Reporter Publishing Co., 1983). Reprint of articles 2-7 in pamphlet form.

24. "Capitalism and Crisis," Commonweal, Vol. CXIII, No. 7 (April 11, 1986),pp. 214-216.

25. "Moral Values and Economic Policy," Haversack, Vol. 13, No. 2 (December, 1989), pp. 11-15.

26. "Centesimus Annus: 100 Years of Catholic Social Thought," National Catholic Reporter, Vol. 27, No. 32 (June 7, 1991), pp. 8, 10.

27. "How We Lost Our Shirt: The End of American Economic Hegemony,: Commonweal, Vol. CXIX, No. 12 (June 19, 1992), pp. 11-14.

28. "Bread, Butter and Infrastructure: Economic Issues in the Campaign," Commonweal, Vol. CXIX, No. 17 (October 9, 1992), pp. 11-16.

29. "What is NAFTA?: Economics and the New World Order," The Christian Century, Vol. 110, No. 19 (June 16-23, 1993), pp. 630-634.

30. "Economics:  Not Just for Presidential Candidates,"  Preach (July/August 2004), pp. 14-15.

31. "The Perils and Promise of Globalization, National Catholic Reporter, Vol. 40, No. 36 (August 13, 2004).

32. "Benedict at the UN on Human Rights and Human Development," Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, April 18, 2008. http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/blogs/pope-benedict-xvi-in-the-us/charles-k-wilber-benedict-at-the-un-on-human-rights-and-human-development/730/

33. "Financial Fallout: Reading the Economic Crisis," America: The National Catholic Weekly, Vol. 200, No. 18 (June 8-15, 2009), pp. 29-31.

34. "A New Vision: What Catholic social teaching offers a nation of consumers," America: The National Catholic Weekly, Vol. 200, No. 19 (June 22-29, 2009), pp. 13-15.

35. "Misleading Indicators," America: The National Catholic Weekly, Vol. 201, No. 7 (September 28, 2009), pp. 12-15.

36. "Awakening the Giant: Strategies for Restarting the U.S. Economy," America: The National Catholic Weekly, Vol. 203, No. 10 (October 18, 2010), pp.

37. "The Casino Economy: How Wall Street is gambling with America's financial future," America: The National Catholic Weekly, Vol. 204 , No. 15 (May 2-9, 2011), pp. 12-16.

 

 

Research in Progress 

Catholic Faith and Economics in America.  This book focuses on the relation between economics and Catholic faith in America as it is expressed in neo-liberalism, neo-conservatism, and the Catholic radicalist tradition of Dorothy day and the Catholic Worker Movement.

 

Book Reviews

1. Review of Alec Nove and J.A. Newth, The Soviet Middle East: A Communist Model for Development?, in Soviet Studies, Vol. XIX, No. 1 (July 1967).

2. Review of David Granick, Soviet Metal-Fabrication and Economic Development:  Practice Versus Policy in Journal of Economic History, Vol. XXIX, No. 2 (June 1969).

3. Review of Roy D. Laird, The Soviet Paradigm: An Experiment in Creating A Mono-hierarchical Policy, in The Annals, Vol. 395 (May 1971). pp. 198-199.

4. Review of Roger E. Kanet (ed.) The Soviet Union and the Developing Nations in Social Science Quarterly, Vol. 56, No. 1 (June 1975).

5. Review of Robert Heilbroner, The Human Prospect in Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. IX, No. 3 (September 1975) pp. 545- 548.

6. Review of William Blackwell (ed.), Russian Economic Development From Peter the Great to Stalin in ASTE Bulletin, Vol. XCII, Nos. 23 (Winter,1975). pp. 93-95.

7. Review of Peter D. McClelland, Causal Explanation and Model Building in History, Economics, and the New Economic History in History of Political Economy, Vol. 10, No. 3 (1978).


8. Review of Fritz Machlup, Methodology of Economics and Other Social Sciences in Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. XIV, No. 1 (March, 1980), pp. 190-192.

9. Review of Douglas E. Oakman, Jesus and the Economic Questions of His Day in History of Political Economy, Vol. 20, No. 4 (Winter 1988), pp. 674-5.

10. Review of John J. Mitchell, Critical Voices in American Catholic Economic Thought in Journal of Church and State, Vol. 32, No. 4( Autumn 1990).

11. Review of William M. Dugger, Underground Economics: A Decade of Institutionalist Dissent in Journal of Economic Issues, Vol XXVII, No. 1 (March 1993).

12. "Doing Well and Doing Good: The Challenge to the Christian Capitalist," Bulletin (Association of Christian Economists, Issue #22, Fall 1993, pp. 31-34).

13. Review of Michael Novak, The Catholic Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism and John J. Piderit, S.J., The Ethical Foundations of Economics in America, Vol. 170, No. 4 (February 5, 1994), pp. 26-29.

14. Review of Terence Hutchison, Changing Aims in Economics in Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 60 (April 1994), pp. 1096-7.

15. Review of Marc R. Tool (ed.), Institutional Economics: Theory, Method, Policy in Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. XXVII, No.4 (December 1994), pp. 1289-91.

16. Review of Daniel M. Hausman and Michael S. McPherson, Economic Analysis and Moral Philosophy: A Review, in Review of Social Economy, Vol. LVI, No. 1 (Spring 1998), pp. 98-103.

17. Review of Robert Wuthnow, Poor Richard's Principle: Recovering the American Dream Through the Moral Dimension of Work, Business, and Money, in Journal of Church and State, Vol. 40, No. 1 (Winter 1998), pp. 195-6.

18. Review of R. M. Blank and W. McGurn, Is the Market Moral? A Dialogue on Religion, Economics & Justice, in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Vol. 55, No. 3 (November 2004), pp. 437-441.

 

Papers

1. "Cybernation:  Its Implications for Government Planning and Decision Making," paper read at the Conference on Cybernation, Society and the Negro, Morgan State College, March 1965.

2. "John Kenneth Galbraith as an Institutionalist," paper read at the Metropolitan Economics Club, Washington, D.C., January 1968.

3. "The Economics of a Guaranteed Annual Income," paper read at the American Association of Social Workers Convention, May 1968.

4. "The Transition from Feudalism to Capitalism in England:  The Growth of Population and Long-Distance Trade as Cause and Effect," with Joseph Furey, paper read at the International Economic History Conference, September 1968.

5. "The Human Costs of Economic Development:  The West, The Soviet Union, and Underdeveloped Countries Today," paper read at the Southern Economic Association Convention, November 1968.

6. "Why Radical Political Economy?," paper read at the University of Kentucky Economics Seminar, October 1970.

7. "The Economic Impact of the Environmental Crisis," paper read at the Public Issues Conference, The Brookings Institution, Advanced Study Program, November 1970.


8. "Economic Growth and the Environmental Crisis," paper read at the Public Issues Conference, The Brookings Institution, Advanced Study Program, January 1971.

9. "The Economics of Public Policy:  Full-Employment and Stable Prices," paper read at the Public Issues Conference, The Brookings Institution, Advanced Study Program, March 1971.     

10. "Capitalism, Socialism, and Economic Development," paper read at the University of Chile, July 1971.     

11. "Participant Observation and Theories of Social Change," paper read as part of a panel (with Irving Louis Horowitz) at the Social Science Seminar, Washington, D.C., October 1972.     

12. "R.H. Tawney and the Origins of Capitalism," paper read at the Duquesne History Forum, November 1972.     

13. "The Political Economy Approach to Development and Underdevelopment," paper read at the International Studies Conference, November 1973, (with James H. Weaver).  

14. "Private Power and National Sovereignty:  Some Comments on the Multinational Corporation," discussion, Association for Evolutionary Economics Convention, Clarence E. Ayres Memorial Session, December 1973.     

15. "The Role of Income Distribution in the Process of Development," paper prepared for the Consultation on Power and Property in the Use of World Resources, The Ecumenical Institute, World Council of Churches, Geneva, April 1974 (with James H. Weaver).     

16. "Early Thought on the Correlation of Law and Economics:  Comment," paper read at the History of Economics Society Conference, May 1974.     

17. "Making Sense of Corporate Power:  New Perspectives in the Conventional Wisdom about Power and Wealth in Democratic Society, paper prepared for Institute on Corporate Power in America, AFL-CIO Labor Studies Center, May 1974.     

18. "The Soviet Model of Economic Development:  A Reexamination," paper read at "Banff '74" International Conference, September 1974.     

19. "Dissent from Orthodox Economics:  Comment," paper read at The Eastern Economic Association Convention, October 1974.

20. "Income Distribution and the History of Underdevelopment," paper read at the Southern Economic Association convention, November 1974 (with James H. Weaver).     

21. "External Restraints on Development Efforts: Patterns of Dependency," one of seven invited papers for the Conference on Third World Development Strategies, at University of Notre Dame, April 1975.     

22. "Income Distribution, Population and Economic Development," paper read at The Conference on Values, Population and Development.  Institute of Society, Ethics and the Life Sciences, October 1976.     

23. "The Role of Population in Western Development Theory," paper read at The Conference on Values, Population and Development.  Institute of Society, Ethics and the Life Sciences, October 1976.

24. "Ideology and Theory Assessment in Economics," paper read at The Conference on the Philosophy of the Social Sciences, University of Notre Dame, November 1976.     

25. "Income Distribution and Patterns of Dependency," Special Lecture Program, Institute of International and Public Affairs, St. Mary's University, Austin, Texas, February 1977.     

26. "Employment, Basic Human Needs, and Economic Development," paper read at Conference on Growth with Equity, Bread for the World Educational Fund, February 1978, with Kenneth P. Jameson.


27. "The Economy, Stewardship and the Family," paper read at Stewardship Seminar, Pax Christi, October 1979, with Mary Ellen Wilber.     

28. "Life Style and the Limits to Growth," paper read at Colloquium on Corporate Power and Life Style, Jesuit School of Theology in Chicago, February, 1980.     

29. "Goals of a Christian Economy and the Future of the Corporation," paper read at the Judeo-Christian Vision and the Modern Business Corporation: A Symposium, April 1980.     

30. "Problems in the Mass Transit Industry," paper read at the University of Illinois, October 1980; University of Alabama, Birmingham, March 1981; Michigan State University, March 1981.

31. "Marketplace Magic and Economic Development," paper read at The African Studies Center, UCLA, April 1982.     

32. "The Economy, the Family, and Social Justice," paper read at The National Symposium on the Family," Center for the Study of Family Development, University of Dayton, October, 1982.         33. "Economic Development and Dependency Theory," Foreign Service Institute, Washington, D.C. (January 1984).     

34. "Economic Development in the Third World and U.S. International Economic Policy," St. John's University, Collegeville, MN (March 1984).     

35. "The International Economy, the Third World, and U.S. Economic Policy," Keynote address at The Textile Industry: From Kensington to Korea, a Conference on International Economic Ethics, Center for Ethics and Public Policy, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA (April 1984).      

36. "The Methodological Basis of Hirschman's Development Economics:  Pattern Models vs. General Laws," The Hirschman Conference on Economic Development and Democracy, The Kellogg Institute, Notre Dame, IN (April 1984).     

37. "Economic Development in the Third World and U.S. International Economic Policy," The Warner Lecture, College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN (October 1984).     

38. "Ethics and Economics:  The Bishops' Pastoral Letter on the U.S. Economy," Paper presented at:  Fordham University, Purdue University, St. Lawrence University, La Salle University, Kings College, St. Thomas College, Dayton University, University of Rochester, Michigan Tech University (Jan. 1985-Sept. 1986).     

39. "Economic Theory and the Common Good," paper read at the Conference on Catholic Social Thought and the Common Good, Notre Dame, April, 1986.          

40. "Individualism, Interdependence and the Common Good: Rapprochement between Economic Theory and Catholic Social Thought," paper read at The Conference on Religious Perspectives on the American Economic Order, De Paul University, Chicago, IL, March, 1987.

41. "Old Wine in New Bottles?: The New Institutional Economics," paper read at  The Conference on What is Institutional Economics All About?, Cremona Farm, Maryland, June, 1987 (with Peter Berg).

42. "The Moral Defense of Market Capitalism: A Critique of the Literature," paper read at a consultation on Biblical Perspectives on a Mixed Market Economy, Wheaton College, September, 1987 (with Laura Grimes).

43. "Trust, Moral Hazards, and Social Economics," paper read at the Association for Social Economics Conference, Chicago, Il, March 1990.

44. "Third World Debt and Economic Development: Alternative Paradigms," paper read at Interfaith Hunger Appeal Conference on International Debt, Development, and the Hungry, University of Notre Dame, June, 1990.


45. "The Organization of Work: Markets, Bureaucratic Control and Moral Values." A paper for an international conference celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Papal Encyclical, Rerum Novarum, University of San Francisco, June, 1991.

46. "Trust, Moral Hazards and Social Economics," paper delivered at the Sixth World Congress of Social Economics, Omaha, NE, August, 1991.

47. "From Rerum Novarum to Centesimus Annus: The 100 Year Tradition of Catholic Social Thought," paper presented at the conference on Labor, Community and Catholic Social Thought, 1891-1991, Kings College, October, 1991.

48. "Economics and Ethics," paper delivered to the Western Australian Economics Association, Fremantle, WA, April 1994.

49. "Towards a Humane Development," paper delivered to the Development Studies Workshop, Curtin University, Perth, Australia, May 1994.

50. "Ethics of Consumption: A Roman Catholic View," paper delivered to the Conference on Consumption, Global Stewardship and the Good Life, Institute for Philosophy and Public Affairs, University of Maryland, October 1, 1994.

51. "Ethics and Capitalism," invited talk given to the Jerome Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, November 3, 1994.

52. "Economics, Ethics and Public Policy," paper presented as part of an Association for Evolutionary Economics panel at the ASSA Convention, Washington, D.C., January 1995.

53. "Catholic Social Thought and the Ethics of Consumption," paper presented at the 8th World Congress of Social Economics, Charleston, SC, August 1996.

54. "Can a Christian be an Economist?," paper presented as part of an Association of Christian Economists panel at the ASSA Convention, New Orleans, January, 1997.

55. "Globalization and Democracy: A Comment on Richard Falk," part of the Third Theodore M. Hesburgh, CSC Lectures on Ethics and Public Policy, The Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame, February 20, 1997.

56. "Globalization and Democracy," paper presented as part of an Association for Evolutionary Economics session at the ASSA Conference, Chicago, IL, January 4, 1998.

57. "Wisdom and the Christian Economist: or Was the Good Samaritan a Bad Economist?," paper presented for the Conference on Christian Economists Doing Economics: A View from the Trenches, Association for Christian Economists, Chicago, IL, January 5, 1998.

58. "Globalization and Church Teaching," paper presented to the George Higgins Labor Research Center, University of Notre Dame, May 1998.

59. "Teaching Economics and Ethics: A Social Economics Perspective," paper presented at the 9th World Congress of Social Economics, Chicago, IL, August 1998.

60. "Ethics, Human Behavior and the Methodology of Social Economics," paper presented as part of an Association for Social Economics session at the ASSA Conference, Atlanta, GA, January 4, 2002.

61. "Teaching a Course on Economics and Ethics for Economics Majors," paper presented as part of an Association for Social Economics session at the ASSA Conference, Washington, D.C., January 5, 2003.

62. "Ethics, Human Behavior and Social Economics," Presidential address presented to the Association for Social Economics at the ASSA Conference, San Diego, CA, January 4, 2004.

            63.  “Poverty, Prophets & Profits,” panel presentation at an Interfaith Council on Corporate Responsibility conference, Notre Dame, IN, June 12, 2006.

            64. “Beyond Self-Interest: Embodied Moral Codes and Economic Justice,” Quest IV: What Moves Us? Lecture Series, University of Richmond, March 26, 2007.

            65. “Sustainable Development and the Promotion of Human Dignity: Global Economy and Church Teaching,” paper presented at a conference, “The Development of Peoples: Achieving Millennium Goals,” A Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Populorum Progressio, St. Michael’s College, Burlington, Vermont, October 19, 2007.

            66. "Efficiency Wages and Gift Exchange," paper presented at a conference, "Civilizing the Economy: A New Way of Understanding Business Enterprise?", Princeton Faith & Work Initiative, Princeton University, April 9, 2010.

            67. "Catholic Social Thought, Economic Theory, and Labor Markets", Lumen Christi Institute, University of Chicago, May 13, 2010.