Ernest Bartell, C.S.C., Emeritus


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ebartell Ernest Bartell, C.S.C.
Professor Emeritus
211 Hesburgh Center




Ph.D., Princeton University

Research interests

Economics of education, Catholic social teaching, economic development

Select publications

Coeditor, The Child in Latin America (2000)

Coeditor, Business and Democracy in Latin America (2000)

"John Paul II and International Development," in O. Williams and J. Houck, eds., The Making of an Economic Vision (1991)

"Private Goods, Public Goods, and the Common Good: Another Look at Economics and Ethics in Catholic Social Teaching," in J. Houck and O. Williams, eds., The Challenge of the Common Good to US Capitalism (1986)



Rev. Ernest Bartell, C.S.C., was the first executive director of the Kellogg Institute for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame. His disitnguished career in the field of economics has included a focus on Latin America and on Catholic values. His various interests, including the common good and the role of education in the common good, came together in his 2000 co-edited volume, The Child in Latin America.