Economics : from the dismal science to the moral science, the moral economics of Kendall P. Cochran / [edited by] Susan McHargue Dadres, Mona S. Hersh-Cochran, David J. Molina
- [Denton, TX] : Univ. Of North Texas Press, 2014.
- Physical Description:
- 420 pages ; 23 cm
- Economics, the moral science: Economics as a moral science ; Ethics, values, and the affluent economy ; Academic freedom and tenure : Amarillo College ; The morality of affluence ; Why a social economics? -- The need for government policy: Priority problems for the Seventies ; Reactions to a speech by Mr. Ira Corn on the future of business enterprise ; A question of assumptions ; The relevancy of institutional thought: The rules of the game ; Institutional theory and economic planning -- Economic theory : from value-free to value-defensive to value-committed ; The epistemological foundations of American institutionalist thought : the role of assumptions in the formation of economic policy ; The instrumentalist foundation for institutionalist economic thought : human direction versus automatism ; The importance of economic education: Every man his own economist ; Goals for economic education ; Economics as a science -- Books reviews.
- "Professor Kendall Cochran was a leader in the American institutionalist school of heterodox economics. This volume includes twenty published articles and book reviews, as well as several talks given by Cochran"--P. iv.
- 9781680400007 and 1680400002
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