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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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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
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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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How Do Students Respond to Labor Market and Education Incentives? An Analysis of Homework Time

Journal of Labor Research Volume 32 Number 3 September 2011 Pages 199-209 DOI: 10.1007/s12122-011-9113-x http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12122-011-9113-x Prepublication Version Abstract: This study examines the extent to which high school students respond to education and labor market incentives when making decisions about homework. Student and state fixed effects…
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July 6, 2013

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