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Spring 2016-2017
ECO 385 / CHV 345 (EM)   No Pass/D/Fail

Ethics and Economics

Thomas C. Leonard

ENROLLMENT BY APPLICATION OR INTERVIEW. DEPARTMENTAL PERMISSION REQUIRED.

Introduction to ethical issues in market exchange, and in laws that regulate it. How ethical commitments evolve, and influence cooperation. The moral dimension of low wages, outsourcing, "fair" trade, price discrimination, and banning sales of sex, blood, organs and other "repugnant" goods. The nature, causes and consequences of economic inequality.

Sample reading list:
Hausman, Daniel and Michael McPherson, Economic Analysis, Moral Reasoning and Public Policy
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
3 written assignments; take-home mid-term; take-home final

Requirements/Grading:
Take Home Mid term Exam - 25%
Take Home Final Exam - 45%
Papers - 30%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
ECO 100.

Other information:
Some preference to ECO concentrators.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
40198 L01 11:00 am - 12:20 pm T Th   Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building   A01   Enrolled:22 Limit:25