On March 24th the Economy of Francesco met Julie Nelson in her School. The dialogue on these issues was enriched by the presence of three young interlocutors: Serena, from the CO2 village of Inequalities; Olena, from the Women for Economy village; and Tracey, from the Work and Care village. The names of the villages speak even before the protagonists of the dialogue.
“[...] we have seen how blurred is the boundary between something that can seem a personal and inner call (the personal vocation to gratuitousness), and a concrete necessity of developing some methods to not lead the whole company structure to the mere research of profit”.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about abrupt changes to the world of work and care, serving as a wake-up call to young economists to reflect on the true meaning of work and care and reconciling the two concepts in such a way as to enable each member of society to flourish.