Practicing Professional Ethics in Economics and Public Policy

Editors: Searing, Elizabeth A.M., Searing, Donald R. (Eds.)

  • Shows how individual economists can become more ethical in their behavior and practice
  • Presents quick, easy-to-navigate guides on potential dilemmas, practical uses, and famous philosopher-economists
  • Contains useful sections on the pedagogy of teaching ethics to economists and on sample
  • Codes from other professions and subfields
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About this book

This volume explores the professional ethics of addresses the varied ethical needs of the professional economists and public policy professionals.  Using terms and methods familiar to the reader, the book goes beyond the typical narrative of economics and morality to walk the professional through the process of ethical decision-making.  Designed to be easy to navigate and applicable to everyday practice, this book includes a step-by-step illustrated guide through an ethical decision-making process using a methodology specifically tailored to economists and policy professionals. It describes numerous unique ethical tests and resolution methods which are utilized in a portfolio structure. The book also includes a brief and convenient catalogue of important figures in philosophy and ethics, translated into their policy applications; it concludes with candid advice from experts in different subfields on how ethics impacts their professional lives.  This volume provides a foundation and framework for those in economics and public policy to implement a relevant practice of professional ethics both at and in their work.

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  • Why Am I Reading This?

    Searing, Elizabeth A. M. (et al.)

    Pages 3-12

  • A Basic Primer: People to Know

    Searing, Elizabeth A. M. (et al.)

    Pages 13-51

  • Framing the Problem

    Searing, Elizabeth A. M. (et al.)

    Pages 55-69

  • Hypothesis Testing

    Searing, Donald R. (et al.)

    Pages 71-104

  • Drawing Conclusions

    Searing, Donald R. (et al.)

    Pages 105-121

Buy this book

eBook $99.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-94-017-7306-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $129.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-94-017-7305-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Practicing Professional Ethics in Economics and Public Policy
Editors
  • Elizabeth A.M. Searing
  • Donald R. Searing
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-017-7306-5
DOI
10.1007/978-94-017-7306-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-017-7305-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 297
Number of Illustrations and Tables
16 b/w illustrations
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