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w8: Ethics and economics II /2548

Topic 2


  • w8 learning materials ‘handout’: Underpinning concepts

Lecture reading

Bicchieri, C et al (2018),  “Social Norms”, The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Winter 2018 Edition)

Deci, E et al (1999), A meta-analytic review of experiments examining the effects of extrinsic rewards on intrinsic motivation, Psychological Bulletin, Nov 125 (6), pp627-68

Frey, B and Jegen, R (2001), Motivation crowding theory, Journal of Economic Surveys, v15 no. 5, 589-611

Layard, R (2006), Happiness – Lessons from a new science,  London: Penguin

Reiner, JT (2015), Reading Walzer (review), Contemporary Political Theory, Feb, v14 i1 pp22-25

Sandel, M (2012), What money can’t buy – The moral limits of markets, London: Allen Lane

Sandel, M (2013), Market Reasoning as Moral Reasoning: Why Economists Should Re-engage with Political Philosophy, Journal of Economic Perspectives, 27(4): 121-40

Shirky, C (2010), Cognitive Surplus, London: Allen Lane

Walzer, M (1984), Spheres Of Justice: A Defense of Pluralism and Equality, New York: Basic Books [see ch 4 on Money and Commodities] – see Reiner (2015) to get some sense of where Walzer ‘fits’