Wilfred Beckerman's Economics as applied ethics: value judgements in welfare economics. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011, 240 pp.

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  • Jonathan B. Wight University of Richmond

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.23941/ejpe.v6i1.123

Keywords:

Jonathan Wight, book review, Wilfred Beckerman, economics as applied ethics, value judgments in welfare economics, policy, methodology

Author Biography

Jonathan B. Wight, University of Richmond

Jonathan B. Wight is professor of economics at the University of Richmond. He is the author of the academic novel, Saving Adam Smith: a tale of wealth, transformation, and virtue (2002); and a book of lessons on ethics and economics for teachers, Teaching the ethical foundations of economics (2007, co-edited with John S. Morton). He currently serves as president of the Association for Social Economics.

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Published

2013-05-20

How to Cite

Wight, J. B. (2013). Wilfred Beckerman’s Economics as applied ethics: value judgements in welfare economics. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011, 240 pp. Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics, 6(1), 122-126. https://doi.org/10.23941/ejpe.v6i1.123

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Book Reviews