In Which the Author Explains the Likely Origin of the Idea for a Professional Code of Ethics Among Economists

Michael Giberson For more economists caught in the act of navel gazing, check out The Economist‘s forum on the question of whether economists need a professional code of ethics. If you want some background, the urge for a code of ethics came about something like this: Since the end of 2008, economists have been professionally embarrassed by … More In Which the Author Explains the Likely Origin of the Idea for a Professional Code of Ethics Among Economists

A Revival of Interest in the History of Economic Thought?

Michael Giberson David Warsh, at Economic Principals, sees signs of a revival of interest in the history of economic thought emerge from the recent meetings of the American Economic Association in Denver.