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The Economics of Pope Francis & The Economy of Francesco

    Laszlo Zsolnai and Andras Ocsai gave a keynote lecture on “The Economics of Pope Francis & The Economy of Francesco” at the 20th Anniversary Conference of European SPES on June 20, 2024.

    In their lecture they investigated the development of Pope Francis’ economic views, and explored their relationship with the new findings of ecological economics and psychology of wellbeing. Also, they analyzed the main economic messages of the encyclicals of Pope Francis and to present the Economy of Francesco initiative. Finally, they showed the potential of the ideas of the Pope for building a new, life-serving economy in connection with the Civil Economy tradition.

    Zsolnai & Ocsai lecture