Ethics and Market Design
17 Pages Posted: 27 Aug 2017
Date Written: July 25, 2017
This paper examines the relationship between ethics and market design. It argues that market design should not rely wholly on preference utilitarianism in order to make ethical judgements. It exposits an alternative normative framework — informed neutrality between reasonable ethical positions.
Keywords: market design, ethics, welfare economics
JEL Classification: D47, D60, D63
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