The Economy and Society International Prize has been awarded in its fourth edition on May 29, 2019 in Palazzo della Cancelleria.

The winner is:

Mary L. Hirschfeld for the book “Aquinas and the market. Toward a humane economy” (Harvard University Press, 2019).

The ceremony has been chaired by the Secretary of Vatican State H.E. Cardinal Pietro Parolin as by following program:

Welcome address and opening words, by CAPP Chairwoman Professor Anna Maria Tarantola

Laudatio of the winning book, by His Eminence Card. Reinhard Marx, Jury Chairman

Reception speech, by Mary L. Hirschfeld, Associate Professor, Economics & Theology, Department of Humanities, Villanova University

Key-note speech on “Ethics in economic life: rethinking the model of business education at a Catholic university” by the Right Hon. Ruth Kelly, Pro Vice-Chancellor, St Mary’s University

Closing address, by His Eminence Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State

Mary Hirschfeld interviewed by EWTV

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