Economic and Ethical Perspectives on Poverty

Economic and Ethical Perspectives on Poverty

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United Campus Ministries, 321 N. Seventh St.




(812) 234-0106


Poverty and what can be done about it will be the topic of a panel discussion facilitated by Indiana State’s Center for Economic Education will feature three panelists

- Debra Israel, an associate professor of economics

-Didier Wayoro, a postdoctoral fellow in economics   

-Sister Barbara Battista, a promoter of justice with the Sisters of Providence. 

The panelists will explore how big the poverty problem is locally and nationally, what can be done about it, and whether there are multiple paths to minimizing poverty. The discussion will be moderated by Katrina Babb, assistant director of the Center for Economic Education. The event is open to the public, and pizza and drinks will be served.

To reserve a seat, contact Tina Pitts with the Center for Economic Education at or call her at 812-237-2159 on or before Thursday, April 25. The discussion is hosted by United Campus Ministries and sponsored by the Indiana Council for Economic Education.