This Library Guide will help you find information for your assignments in this course. It will point you to background sources on the major economic theories, relevant books, journal articles, and data sources.
"Money doesn't talk, it swears!"
- Bob Dylan, "It's All Right, Ma, I'm Only Bleeding"
What Do Economists Do?
The Economist's Oath
by George F. DeMartino
Call Number: HB72 .D36 2011
Table of Contents: "I do solemnly swear" -- Economic practice : what do economists do? -- Ethical challenges confronting the applied economist -- Historical perspective : "don't predict the interest rate!" -- Interpreting the silence : the economic case against professional economic ethics -- Breaking the silence : a rebuttal of the economic case against professional economic ethics -- The positive case for professional economic ethics -- Learning from others : ethical thought across the professions -- Economists as social engineers : ethical evaluation of market liberalization in the south and transition economies -- Global economic crisis and the crisis in economics -- On sleeping too well : in search of professional economic ethics -- Training the "ethical economist" -- The economist's oath.