Economics as Applied Ethics

Fact and Value in Economic Policy

by Wilfred Beckerman

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Book Description

This important textbook has been revised and updated to continue its focus on the link between ethics and economic policy analysis, whilst ensuring that perspectives addressing the moral limits of the market, latest behavioural economics literature, and the changes in inequality over the years are included. Basic philosophical concepts are systematically described, followed by conventional welfare economic theory and policy, and applications to some topical economic problems such as income distribution and sustainable development.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Economics as Applied Ethics ebook for free in PDF format (2.9 MB).

Book Details

Subject
Economics and Finance
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Published
2017
Pages
299
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783319503189
ISBN10
3319503189
ISBN13 Digital
9783319503196
ISBN10 Digital
3319503197
PDF Size
2.9 MB
License
CC BY

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