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Philip Booth is director of Catholic Mission and professor of finance, public policy, and ethics at St. Mary’s University, Twickenham, the U.K.’s largest Catholic university. He is also an actuary and has a Ph.D. in finance, and worked previously for the Institute of Economic Affairs and the Bank of England.

Recent Articles by Philip Booth

  • The Church, property rights, and the environment

    Bishop Robert Byrne of Hexham and Newcastle described Laudato Si, published five years ago this week, as a “prophetic document that has given a theological and spiritual framework to the
  • The pitfalls of ethnic pay gaps

    British Prime Minister Theresa May is obsessed with measuring pay gaps between social groups. She championed the requirement for companies with more than 250 workers to measure the so-called
  • 2019: What a wonderful world

    There is a danger that anything a Christian writes about Christmas for an economics blog will be a heresy or will be perceived as moving the focus away from where it belongs and towards the
  • Gilet jaune: the uprising of a generation

    The rise of the gilets jaunes rioters in France took many people by surprise. President Emmanuel Macron has caved in to the rioters’ demands and offered other policy concessions to try to