About Osvaldo Schenone and Samuel Gregg
OSVALDO H. SCHENONE is a native of Argentina with a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago. He is a member of the National Academy of Economic Science of Argentina and of the Panel of Fiscal Experts of the International Monetary Fund. He has also served as a professor of economics at the University of San Andres, Argentina, and at the Center for Macro-economic Studies in Argentina. He has been visiting professor of economics at the Catholic University of Chile, the University of California at Los Angeles, and as a lecturer at the Economic Development Institute of the World Bank. He has authored papers published in The American Economic Review, Public Finance|Finances Publiques, The American Economist, and in other scientific journals of Europe, United States, and Latin America.
SAMUEL GREGG is director of research at the Acton Institute. He has written and spoken extensively on questions of political economy, economic history, ethics in finance, and natural law theory. He has an MA in political philosophy from the University of Melbourne, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in moral philosophy and political economy from the University of Oxford, where he worked under the supervision of Professor John Finnis.
He is the author of several books, including Morality, Law, and Public Policy (2000), Economic Thinking for the Theologically Minded (2001), On Ordered Liberty (2003), his prize-winning The Commercial Society (2007), The Modern Papacy (2009), and Wilhelm Ropke's Political Economy (2010) as well as monographs such as Banking, Justice, and the Common Good (2005). He has also co-edited books such as Christian Theology and Market Economics (2008), Profit, Prudence and Virtue: Essays in Ethics, Business and Management (2009), and Natural Law, Economics and the Common Good (2012).