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The Economy of Communion

Toward a Multi-Dimensional Economic Culture


Using the language of economics, the articles in this volume convey the principles at the root of the Economy of Communion and explain its unique characteristics within the context of current and historical economic thought and practice at both the micro and macro levels.

ISBN: 978-1-56548-178-7 Categories: , , Tags: ,


In 1991, Chiara Lubich, founder and president of the Focolare Movement visited Brazil. Contemplating the huge economic imbalance in that society, she was inspired to launch a new approach to business economics. Now more than seven hundred businesses, large and small, are run on the lines of the so-called Economy of Communion.

ISBN: 9781565481787

About the Author

Luigino Bruni, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Political Economics, Università di Milano-Bicocca and Resident Faculty at Istituto Universitario Sophia in Loppiano, Italy. He is co-editor of the International Review of Economics (IREC, Springer) and has written numerous books and articles, including the award-winning Civil Happiness: Economics and Human Flourishing in Historical Perspective and The Economy of Communion (ed.).

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Dimensions13.7 × 21.5 cm


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