Teaching the Ethical Foundations of Economics

Teaching the Ethical Foundations of Economics

by National Council on Economic Education, Daniel M. Hausman, William C. Wood, Charles Wilber
     
 
Teaching the Ethical Foundations of Economics contains 10 lessons that reintroduce an ethical dimension to economics in the tradition of Adam Smith, who believed ethical considerations were central to life. Utilizing these innovative instructional materials your students will learn about the important role ethics and character play in a market economy and how,

Overview

Teaching the Ethical Foundations of Economics contains 10 lessons that reintroduce an ethical dimension to economics in the tradition of Adam Smith, who believed ethical considerations were central to life. Utilizing these innovative instructional materials your students will learn about the important role ethics and character play in a market economy and how, in turn, markets influence ethical behavior.

The lessons do more than illustrate how ethical conduct improves an economy. They actively involve the students through simulations, group decision making, problem solving, classroom demonstrations and role playing. The lessons encourage students to think critically about ethical dilemmas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781561836482
Publisher:
National Council on Economic Education
Publication date:
03/15/2007
Edition description:
COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC EDUCATION
Pages:
188
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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