General Economics

Prior Economic Status

A Chapter in: The New Faces of American Poverty: A Reference Guide to the Great Recession. Volume 1. 2014. pages 247-255. Editors: Timothy Essenburg and Lindsey Hansen ABC-CLIO Available from the Publisher      
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July 26, 2013
Ethics

Review of Ecumenical Babel, by Jordan Ballor

Calvin Theological Journal April 2011 Pages 180-182 Pre-publication version This essay reviews: Ecumenical Babel: Confusing Economic Ideology and the Church’s Social Witness. by Jordan J. Ballor. Grand Rapids: Christian’s Library Press, 2010. Pp. 167. $9.95 paper.  
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July 9, 2013
Ethics

Can Economists Speak for Farmed Animals? A Review.

Journal of Animal Ethics, 2013 Volume 3, number 2, pages 188-194. Pre-publication version This essay reviews: F. Baily Norwood and Jayson L. Lusk, Compassion, By the Pound: The Economics of Farm Animal Welfare (New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011), pp. 409 + xiv. Hardback,…
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July 9, 2013
Ethics

Examining the Place of Ethics in Economics: A Review

Review of Social Economy, 2014 Volume 72, number 1, pages 127-135. Pre-publication version Final Version from Publisher This review essay covers the following books: Reckoning with Markets: Moral Reflection in Economics. By James Halteman and Edd Noell. New York, Oxford University Press, 2012, 218 pages,…
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July 9, 2013

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Prostitution, State Violence, and Economic Opportunities: A Response to McMullen

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General Economics

Ethics

Prostitution, State Violence, and Economic Opportunities: A Response to McMullen

This is a guest post by Scott Cunningham, an Economist at Baylor University, in response to my post about the legalization of prostitution, available here. The context for this conversation is a podcast episode from last year, in which I interviewed Scott about his empirical…
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