Economics with a Moral Compass? Welfare Economics: Past, Present, and Future

Posted: 14 Aug 2020

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Amartya Sen

Harvard University - Department of Economics

Angus Deaton

Princeton University; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Tim Besley

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: August 1, 2020

Abstract

This conversation between Nobel Laureates Amartya Sen and Angus Deaton, moderated by Editorial Committee Member Tim Besley, focuses on bringing ethical issues into economics, and the implications that this has for the practice and teaching of economics. A video of this interview is available online at https://www.annualreviews.org/r/EconMoralCompass.

Suggested Citation

Sen, Amartya and Deaton, Angus S. and Besley, Tim, Economics with a Moral Compass? Welfare Economics: Past, Present, and Future (August 1, 2020). Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 12, pp. 1-21, 2020, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3669602 or http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-economics-020520-020136

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