Morals and Markets: An Evolutionary Account of the Modern World

Morals and Markets: An Evolutionary Account of the Modern World

by Daniel Friedman

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Morals and Markets: An Evolutionary Account of the Modern World by Daniel Friedman

Economist and evolutionary game theorist Daniel Friedman demonstrates that our moral codes and our market systems-while often in conflict-are really devices evolved to achieve similar ends, and that society functions best when morals and markets are in balance with each other.

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ISBN-13: 9780230264731
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 09/16/2008
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 527 KB

About the Author

Daniel Friedman is a well-known economist and theorist who has published widely in leading academic journals in economics, finance, psychology, and politics. His sits on the editorial board of the American Economic Review, the premier academic economics journal, as well as the boards of three other leaders in their fields: The Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Games and Economic Behavior, and Experimental Economics. He has received 11 National Science Foundation grants. His books include Experimental Methods: A Primer for Economists (1994) with S. Sunder; The Double Auction Market: Institutions, Theories and Evidence (1993), coedited with J. Rust, about the origin and efficiency of the rules of the New York Stock Exchange and Chicago exchanges; and Economics Lab: An Intensive Course in Experimental Economics, with Alessandra Cassar (2004). He is a professor of economics at his alma mater, the University of California, Santa Cruz.

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