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On Justifying the Ways of Mammon to Man

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In Economic Philosophy Joan Robinson argues that economic theorists have been perennially concerned with whether economic behavior and its outcomes can be morally justified and that this concern has had a major impact on economics.

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  • Marginal Productivity
  • Economic Behavior
  • Price Vector
  • Moral Problem
  • Neoclassical Theory

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Hausman, D.M. (1989). On Justifying the Ways of Mammon to Man. In: Feiwel, G.R. (eds) Joan Robinson and Modern Economic Theory. Palgrave Macmillan, London. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-08633-7_32

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