Author archives: AEI

Faith, Work, and Forgetfulness

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While not literal manna from heaven this is how has God chosen to meet our material needs. Individuals stewarding their talents and abilities allows for exchange which is the foundation of any properly functioning economy.

2017 V&C Spring Weekend Honors Program

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Earlier this month, I had the privilege of attending AEI’s Spring 2017 Weekend Honors Program on Entrepreneurship & Human Flourishing in Austin, Texas. Our cohort consisted of over twenty Christian students from colleges and universities all across the nation; each of us hoping to challenge ourselves, grow deeper in our faith, and learn how to better use bus[...]

To Whom Is Given: Business for the Common Good

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COMING SOON Thanks for your interest in the new Values & Capitalism documentary "To Whom Is Given: Business for the Common Good." Stay tuned for clips from the film and the full documentary in the coming weeks. For more information, email V&C Program Manager Tyler Castle at Tyler.Castle@aei.org.

"God and Money": A Review of a Groundbreaking Book in Christian Stewardship

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There have been countless books written about Christian stewardship of financial resources. Though most offer valuable insights, they often struggle at finding the right words to make lasting change in their readers' financial lives. Enter a new book, so transparent and direct that you'll feel like you're invading the authors' privacy. In God and Money: How [...]

The Common Estimation of the Market: Domingo Bañez on the Just Price

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Since the University of Chicago removed courses in the history of economic thought from the list of courses required for their doctoral program in economics, the study has fallen into the shadows. Graduate and undergraduate students alike learn the standard textbook theories with no more of the historical background than what is provided by pop-out boxes in [...]

Dodd-Frank: Repercussions on Community Banks and Local Lending

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The circulation of liquidity in an efficient financial system is undoubtedly one of the primary pillars of economic progress. For the ever-changing dynamic of the current United States economy, a well-functioning financial system is fundamentally required for growth. However, the influence of the financial system is double-edged, and the recent financial cri[...]