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Puebla Conference: Papers & Schedule

Puebla Conference: Papers & Schedule

Tuesday/Martes (July 11/11 de julio)

Opening Session
Michael Naughton, Conference Co-Chair, Director of John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought, University of St. Thomas, USA  Welcome

Concurrent Sessions IA and IB

Session 1 (Simultaneously Translated)
Reyes Calderón Cuadrado (Business, Universidad de Navarra, Spain):
Diferencias y Similitudes Entre el Concepto de Progreso en el Pensamiento Económico y en el Pensamiento Social Católico
Eduardo Valencia Vasquez (Economics, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Ecuador):
Replanteando las premisas de la teoría del desarrollo economico (el caso ecuatoriano)

Pablo Guerra (Sociologia, Universidad Católica del Uruguay y Universidad de la República, Uruguay):
Creacion y distribucion de la riqueza a la luz de la solidaridad y el Jubileo
Robert M. Estevez (Business Ethics, Instituto Superior Santo Domingo de Guzmán in Tandi, Argentina):
La participacion en la organizacion esy el poder en la empresa

Auditorio Manuel Aceves S.J
Chair: Gerardo Reyes Guzman


Session 2
Charles Clark (Economics, St. John’s University, USA):
Concepts of Wealth in Economic Theory and Catholic Social Thought
Ernest Pierucci (Law, St. Mary’s College of California, USA):
Knowledge as Wealth: The Role of Wonder and the Liberal Arts in the Creation and Distribution of Wealth.

Peter John Opio (Business and Theology, Uganda Martyrs University, Uganda): From Wealth Creators to Partners: Re-inventing the Role of Global Enterprises in the Generation and Distribution of Wealth in the Light of African Socio-economic Experience
William Sweet: (Philosophy, St. Francis Xavier University, Canada)
Global Markets, Moral Philosophy, and Arguing for Economic Justice

Salón B-312
Chair: Sandra Gooding


Session 3
John Haughey S.J. (Theology, Loyola University, USA):
Common Weal, Common Good And Charism
Deborah Savage (Business and Theology, University of St. Thomas, USA):
The Human Person: The Subject of Wealth

Robert Kennedy: (Management, University of St. Thomas, USA):
Wealth Creation within the Catholic Social Tradition
Domènec Melé (Management, University of Navarra, Spain):
Iniciativa Emprendedora Y Creacion De Riqueza: ¿Una Omision En Las Enseñanzas Sociales De La Iglesia? Entrepreneurship and Wealth Creation: An Omission in the Social Teaching of the Church?  (English version)Entrepreneurship and Wealth Creation: An Omission in the Social Teaching of the Church

Salón B-311
Chair: Bill Toth

Session 4
Megan Maloney (Theology, Marquette University, USA): Wealth in God’s Design
Robert Holliday, (Educator, School of Regenerative Work, USA)
Management's Role For The Future: Working At Regenerating Life - Caring For Our True Source Of Wealth, As Co-Creators

Brian M. Kane (Theology, Allentown College of St. Francis de Sales, USA):
A Wealth of Information: Catholic Social Thought and the Ethics of the Dissemination of Health Information
Celso Cainglet (Philosophy, St. Scholastica's College, Philippines):
Information: The New Wealth and Basis of Power

Salón B-310
Chair: M. Arumai Raj

Plenary/ A Case Study

Prakash Sethi (Business Ethics, Baruch College, CUNY, USA): Creating and Implementing Credible International Codes of Conduct: The Case of Mattel’s Global Manufacturing Principles

Mr. Fermin Cuza (Senior Vice President of Mattel, Inc.)
The Role of Competitive Dynamics, Corporate Culture, and Top Management Orientation in Creating and Implementing International Codes of Conduct

Background Material: Creating and Implementing Credible International Codes of Conduct—The Case of Mattel, Inc., Global Manufacturing Principles (GMP)
 

Wednesday/Miércoles (July 12/12 de julio):

Plenary Session
Carlos Abascal:La Responsabilidad Social del Empresario  (English version: Social Responsibility of the Entrepreneur)

Robert Kennedy: The Social Responsibility of the Business Leader (A response to Abascal)


Topical Plenary Session  

Salón B-312
Session 1: Wealth Creation and Distribution in the Curriculum/Creación y distribución de la riqueza en el curriculum en la universidad católica

Chair: Ernest Pierucci: (Law, John F. 
Henning Institute at Saint Mary’s College of California, USA):
Sandra Gooding, Tim Brown S.J. and 
Steven Miles (Business, Loyola College of Maryland, USA): 
Service-learning: The Missing Link between Catholic Social Thought, Discussions of Social Justice and Business School Curriculum at Catholic Colleges 

Louis Xavier, S.J. (Management, Loyola College, India): Pedagogical Approaches in Management Education towards Challenging Social Inequality

Marcela Ibarra Mateos (Business, Universidad Iberoamericana-Puebla, Mexico): Construyendo alternativas los móduos de educación integral y participativa en la dirección de ciencias económico administrativas de la UIA-GC 

Phillip M. Thompson (Ethics and Leadership, Saint Edward's University, USA): The Challenges of Cynicism
 Auditorio Manuel Aceves S.J (Simultaneously translated) 
Session 2: An Interreligious Conversation on Wealth Distribution: Muslim, Jewish and Catholic Voices/ Una conversación interreligiosa sobre la distribución de la riqueza: voces islamicas, judías y católicas

Chair and Presenter: Dennis McCann (Religious Studies, Agnes Scott College, USA): Inequality in Income and Wealth: When Does it Become a Moral Issue, and Why? 

Muslim/Islam: Georges Aoun (Business, Université Saint-Joseph, Lebanon): 
Social Justice in Western Cultures: Insights from Islam 
Jewish/Judio: Edwin M. Epstein, (Business, Saint Mary's College of California, USA):
Wealth and its Distribution: A Jewish Perspective 
Catholic/Católico:
Simona Beretta (Economics, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy): 
Wealth Creation and Distribution in the Global Economy: Human Labour, Development and Subsidiarity
 

Plenary Session (Joint Session with IAJBS)
Archbishop Oscar Rodriguez  A Call to All Educators in the Area of Finance and Business to Help to Build a More Just World   (Spanish version forthcoming)
 

Thursday/Jueves (July 13/13 de julio):

Plenary Session
Jeff Gates Humaninzing Capitalism
Helen Alford Response to Jeff Gates

Concurrent Sessions IIA and IIB

Session 1 (Simultaneously Translated)
Thomas Bausch (Management, Marquette University, USA) and Patricio Crichigno (Business, ILADES-Loyola, Universidad Alberto Hurtado, Chile )
Synod for America: Implications for Business
Catherine McNamee CSJ (Education, University of St. Thomas, USA):
Ecclesia in America: Challenge to Catholic Schools of Management

Margarita Román y Caballero (Anthropology, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico):
La etica social como eje del quehacer universitaria para el empoderamiento de la sociedad civil
José G. Vargas-Hernández Impacto de las Tendencias Economicas, Politicas y Sociales en Lla Formacion del Capital Humano Con Nivel de Posgrado en Ciencias Organizacionales y administrativas  (Englich version) Ecomony and the Re-Invention of the Mexican State

Auditorio Manuel Aceves S.J (Auditorium)

Chair: Louis Xavier S.J.

Session 2
Andrew Yuengert (Economics, Pepperdine University, USA):
Why Did the Economist Cross the Road? The Hierarchical Logic of Ethical and Economic Reasoning
Gerardo Reyes Guzman and Miguel Angel Corona Jimenez: (Economist, Universidad Iberoamerica-Puebla, Mexico):
The Fobaproa and the Distribution of Wealth in Mexico

A. T. Dalfovo (Philosophy, Makerere University, Uganda):
Also Debtors Are Partners
William Toth, Richard Liddy and Raymond Lemanski (Theology, Seton Hall University, USA):
Third World Debt: A Multidisciplinary Analysis

Salón B-312
Chair: Charles Clark

Session 3
Charles M. Cargille (Medicine, Louisiana State University, USA): The Economy of Sharing of Chiara Lubich and The Binary Economy of Louis O. Kelso: Part 1 and  The Economy of Sharing of Chiara Lubich and The Binary Economy of Louis O. Kelso: Part 2
Hans Burkard ( Focalare, University of Antioquia, Colombia) The Project of Economy of Sharing – an Entrepreneurial Proposal of the Focolare Movement to Create and Distribute Wealth

Dawn K. Brohawn, Michael D. Greaney, Lawrence Hufford and Norman G. Kurland (Members from the Center for Economic and Social Justice, USA):
Closing the Wealth Gap: A Moral Third Way
James A. Buss (Economics, Fairfield University), USA and G. Paul Peterson S.J.(Brebeuf Jesuit Community, USA):
Catholic Social Thought and the Changing Patterns of Wealth Ownership in the United States

Salón B-311
Chair: Domènec Melé

Session 4

Geert Demuijnck (Ethics, Université Catholique de Lille, France):
From Social Justice as Collective Egoism to International Solidarity: The Moral Obligations with Respect to the Common Good of Developing Countries
Marilynn Fleckenstein (Philosophy, Niagara University, USA):
Role of (Free) Trade in the Creation and Distribution of Wealth

Edwin M. Epstein (Business, Saint Mary’s College of California, USA):
The Critical Role of Religious Traditions to Management Education
Dominique Vermersch (Theology, Louvain la Neuve, Belgium):
Rethinking Creation and Distribution of Wealth: the Doctrine of Just Price Under the Jubilee Lighting

Salón B-310
Chair: Michael Mukasa
 

Concurrent Sessions IIIA and IIIB

Session 1 (Simultaneously Translated)
Mónica Gendreau (Economics, Universidad Iberoamerica-Puebla, Mexico):
La politica social y el combate a la pobreza en el contexto del mercado global la experiencia de méxico en los años noventa
Maria Eugenia Sánchez Díaz de Rivera(Reflection and Social Promotion Center, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico):
La universidad frente a la pobreza, como escandalo y como bienaventuranza

Jaime Loring S.J. (Finance, Universidad Centroamericana, Nicaragua):
La Universidad Catolica y la Teoria Financiera
James J. McGee, (Business/Theology, Santa Clara University, USA):
You Cannot Serve God and Mammon: The Problematic of Wealth in the Gospel of Luke and Its Implications for Wealth Distribution

Auditorio Manuel Aceves S.J
Chair: Eduardo Valencia Vasquez

Session 2
Donna M. Adler, (Law and Theology, National Center for the Laity, USA):
Reconceiving the Business Enterprise: Organization for Internal Equity and Social Mission from the Standpoint of Catholic Social Thinking
Robert Wahlstedt (Management, Reell Precision Manufacturing, USA) and Michael Naughton (Theology and Business, University of St. Thomas, USA): Got Wealth?—So What: A Conversation between a CEO and a Theologian on a Christian Ethic of Distribution

Helen Alford O.P., (Social Sciences, Pontificia Università San Tommaso, Italy):
Putting Human Development at the Centre: Applying the Common Good Model to Global Wealth Distribution
Ray Carey (Management, USA): The Financialization of Global Capitalism

Salón B-312
Chair: Dominic Peccoud S.J

Session 3
Bernhard Emunds (Theology and Economics, Nell-Breuning-Instiut, Germany):
The Integration of Developing Countries into International Financial Markets: Remarks from the Perspective of a Christian Economic Ethics

Martin O’Reilly (Management, Uganda Martyrs University, Uganda):
The Role of Microfinance Institutions on Wealth Creation and Distribution in Uganda

Gap LoBiondo S.J. (Social Economist, Woodstock Theological Center, USA) Microenterprise Development and the Common Good
Greg Schaeffer: The Importance of Land Ownership in Developing World Cooperatives (San Lucas Mission Cooperative, Guatemala)

Salón B-311
Chair: Lee Tavis

Session 4:
John Healy (Law, Healy Properties, USA):
Just Wages or Just System
Thomas Massaro S.J. (Theology, Weston School of Theology, USA):
A Preferential Option for Former Welfare Recipients: The Potential Role of the Private Sector in the Success of United States Welfare Reform

Marilina Colella (Business, Centesimus Annus – Pro Pontifice, Vatican):
A Knowledge Based Economy: The Response of the Catholic Social Tradition
M. Arumairaj (History, St. Joseph's University, India):
Gender Dimension of Wealth Distribution: Role of the State and Civil Society with Special Reference to India

Salón B-310
Chair: Deborah Savage
 

Friday/Viernes (July 14/14 de julio):

Concurrent Session IV

Session 1: (Simultaneously Translated)
Jean-Loup Dherse (Management, Caux Roundtable, France):
Development and Anthropology
Lee Tavis (Finance, University of Notre Dame, USA) and Todd Whitmore (Theology, University of Notre Dame, USA):
The Global Sweatshop Issue and Catholic Social Thought

Auditorio Manuel Aceves S.J (Auditorium)

Chair: Maria Eugenia Sanchez Dmaz de Rivera

Session 2

Sandra L. Christensen (Business, Eastern Washington University, USA) and John Kohls (Business, Gonzaga University, USA): Business Responsibility: Does Wealth Creation Suffice in a Globalized World Political-Economy?
Jim Platts: (Engineering, University of Cambridge, England): Diamonds Are Forever

Salón B-312
Chair: Donna Adler

Session 3
Edouard Afanassiev (Economics, Russian Orthodox University, Russia): The Eschatology of Globalisation and Physical Economic
Mark Allman (Theology, Loyola University, USA): Economic Globalization and the Catholic Social Tradition

Salón B-311
Chair: Celso Cainglet

 

Session 4
Gerald Cavanagh S.J, (Business Ethics, University of Detroit Mercy, USA):
Wealth Justice, The U.S. and Global Multilateral Treaties
Dominic Peccoud S.J. (Theology, International Labor Organization, Switzerland):
From Free Labor and Universal Wealth Sharing to Hard Work and Collective Bargaining

Salón B-310
Chair: Edwin M. Epstein

Closing Plenary Session
Margaret M. Blair (Georgetown University Law Center): Team Production and Fiduciary Duties in Corporations
 

Papers not presented but available/ Papeles no presentados pero disponibles:

Stephano Zamagni (Economist, University of Bologna, Italy) Humanizing The Economy: On The Relationship Between The Ethics Of Human Rights And Economic Discourse
Andrew Abela (Business Ethics, University of Virginia, USA): Stakeholder Theory, Catholic Social Thought, and the Guilds
William Christensen (IIRD, Bangladesh): Wealth Creation and Distribution as a Means of Poverty Eradication in Rural Bangladesh
Pedro F. Hernández O. (Business, Universidad Iberoamericana-Puebla, Mexico): El Desarrollo Sustentable a la luz de la Doctrina Social Católica
Albino Barrera, O.P.: From Post-conciliar to Post-industrial Egalitarianism