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Economics and Ethics

An Introduction

  • Authors
  • Amitava Krishna Dutt
  • Charles K. Wilber

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction and Background

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Amitava Krishna Dutt, Charles K. Wilber
      Pages 3-16
    3. Amitava Krishna Dutt, Charles K. Wilber
      Pages 17-34
    4. Amitava Krishna Dutt, Charles K. Wilber
      Pages 35-55
  3. Ethical Values, Individual Behavior, and Social Interactions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 57-57
    2. Amitava Krishna Dutt, Charles K. Wilber
      Pages 59-78
    3. Amitava Krishna Dutt, Charles K. Wilber
      Pages 79-94
    4. Amitava Krishna Dutt, Charles K. Wilber
      Pages 95-114
  4. Ethical Issues for Evaluating Economies and Economic Policy Analysis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 115-115
    2. Amitava Krishna Dutt, Charles K. Wilber
      Pages 117-140
    3. Amitava Krishna Dutt, Charles K. Wilber
      Pages 141-157
    4. Amitava Krishna Dutt, Charles K. Wilber
      Pages 158-174
    5. Amitava Krishna Dutt, Charles K. Wilber
      Pages 175-201
  5. Applications and Conclusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 203-203
    2. Amitava Krishna Dutt, Charles K. Wilber
      Pages 205-229
    3. Amitava Krishna Dutt, Charles K. Wilber
      Pages 230-234
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 235-269

About this book

Introduction

This book provides an introduction to the relationship between economics and ethics, explaining why ethics enters economics, how ethics affects individual economic behaviour and the interactions of individuals, and how ethics is important in evaluating the performance of economies and of economic policies.

Keywords

economic policy economics efficiency ethics growth production

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