Jan 22, 2022  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2020-2021 
    
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECON 4120 Economics and Ethics


4 semester hours

Economics and Ethics examines the roles and effects of ethics on economic analysis, behavior, and institutions. These issues arise, for example, in matters of charity, labor markets, and taxation. This course treats both descriptive and prescriptive theories as well as evidence on ethics from behavioral and experimental economics. It covers standard philosophical theories and connects them to empirical evidence and real world decision-making.

Prerequisite: ECON 3100  with a grade of at least C-.

University Core fulfilled: Integrations: Ethics and Justice.