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