John Chilton

John B. Chilton is an economist, who has taught in universities around the world and who now teaches at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. He holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Virginia and his PhD in Economics from Brown University. His academic interests are applied game theory, industrial organization, labor economics, public policy, and poverty.

Names of heads of school implicated in cover-ups to be removed from school buildings

Names of heads of school implicated in cover-ups to be removed from school buildings

There is no alternative context for the trustees, in our fiduciary duties to the present and future school, as well as to the past, in which we can examine the instances of the Rectors’ failures to protect and safeguard children. – Archibald Cox, Jr.

Court rules breakaway cannot call itself The Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina

Court rules breakaway cannot call itself The Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina

“The Court finds it undisputed that the Defendants infringed on TEC and TECSC’s marks, diluted TEC’s marks and engaged in false advertising regarding their affiliation with TECSC and their identity. Therefore, as detailed below, the Court issues an injunction against further trademark infringement, trademark dilution, and false advertising.”

Ex-bishop Heather Cook interviewed by RNS

Ex-bishop Heather Cook interviewed by RNS

Her fellow Episcopalians have mixed feelings about Cook. There is anger over her crimes and a feeling that she was an embarrassment. She’s also forced the denomination to rethink its often cozy relationship with alcohol that caused some members to call themselves “Whiskeypalians.”

Press Release: Presiding Bishop Michael Curry wins top broadcasting award for Royal Wedding sermon

Press Release: Presiding Bishop Michael Curry wins top broadcasting award for Royal Wedding sermon

American Bishop Michael Curry, presiding bishop and primate of The Episcopal Church, is to receive the 2019 Sandford St Martin Trustees’ Award in recognition of the huge media impact generated by his royal wedding sermon which helped to bring a better understanding of religious belief and its modern relevance to a new audience. 

UPDATED: Archbishop defeated on measure that could adjudicate who’s in or out of Anglican Communion

UPDATED: Archbishop defeated on measure that could adjudicate who’s in or out of Anglican Communion

The resolution was judged to have been accepted by general, verbal consent, but Oklahoma Bishop Konieczny, supported by more than one third of the members, asked for a counted vote, and it was found to have been defeated by 43 votes to 35, with 8 abstentions.

Welby apologizes over “mistakes” he made in Lambeth spouse decision

Welby apologizes over “mistakes” he made in Lambeth spouse decision

The weeklong effort by Oklahoma Bishop Ed Konieczny to have ACC speak on LGBTQ people ended in negotiated measure.
“The Anglican Consultative Council notes with concern the pattern of invitations to the Lambeth Conference 2020 and requests that the Archbishop of Canterbury as a focus of unity ensures that a listening process is put in place with supportive and independent facilitation in order to hear the concerns and voices of people especially those who have felt themselves marginalized with regard to sexuality.”

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