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What Constitutes Ethical Conduct for Economists? First group of papers

March 9, 2012 19 comments

This is the first group of papers for discussion. We propose to begin publishing comments on 12th March.You are welcome to post comments before then; we currently propose to hold them in a queue until the 12th, to allow time to read the papers. If the number of comments mounts, or if we are assailed by a clamour of requests to open the discussion we may reconsider – the merit of an online conference format is flexibility.

Riccardo Baldissone And the Real Butchers, Brewers and Bakers? Towards the Integration of Ethics and Economics

Stuart Birks No ethical issues in economics?

George De Martino  Professional Economic Ethics:Why Heterodox Economists Should Care

Sheila Dow Codes of Ethics for Economists: A Pluralist View

Peter Earl Real-World Economics and the Ethics of Teaching

Alan Freeman Towards an assertive pluralist code of conduct for economists

Tom Walker Crisis, Credit and Credulity: the incredible circulation of a counterfeit idea

Should economics have an ethical content? Second group of papers for the ethics conference

March 9, 2012 7 comments

Here are the second group of papers for the conference. Instructions the same as for the last group.

Should economics have an ethical content?

Is Economics really a Positive Science? Third group of papers for ethics conference discussion

March 9, 2012 5 comments

Here is the third group of papers for the conference. Instructions the same as for the last two groups.

Howard Aylesworth: Human – Nature

Geoff Davies: Bad Theory, Bad Practice: Bad Ethics

Gerald Gutenschwager: Is Economics a Value Free Science?

Karey Harrison: Ontological Commitments of Ethics and Economics

Arun G. Mukhopadhyay: Corruption of Economics, Growth Fetishism, and Maldevelopment

Robert Nelson: Economics versus Environmentalism: Core Belief Systems in Conflict

Susumo Ono: Economics as a Moral Science and an Economics of Virtue

Alice Puyana: On Ethics and Economics

The theory and practice of ethics: Fourth and final group of papers for the conference and notice of an additional paper

March 9, 2012 3 comments

Here is the fourth group of papers for the conference. In addition, please note that an additional paper (which was previously accepted but was finalised unavoidably late) will shortly be added to group 2 ‘Should Economics have an Ethical Content?’

The theory and practice of ethics

Wendy Olsen The Ethics of the Economics of Working Time of Couples: Theory and Applied Statistical Methods.

Irene Sotiropoulou Short Stories of Dependency 2.0 – Ethics in Economics Research Three years later

John F. Tomer Brain Physiology, Egoistic and Empathic Motivation, and Brain Plasticity: Toward a More Human Economics