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Markets and Morality

  title={Markets and Morality},
  author={J. Clark and D. Lee},
  • J. Clark, D. Lee
  • Published 2011
  • Economics
  • A persuasive case for the market process cannot ignore the issue of morality. Unfortunately, while markets and market behavior depend on a moral foundation, it is one that seems inconsistent with the prevailing view of morality. This apparent inconsistency obscures in the minds of many the beneficial, even moral, outcomes of markets. We believe that making the moral case for markets is best done by recognizing this moral conflict and arguing that markets enhance the good realized from the… CONTINUE READING
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