Methodological Ethics in the Evaluation of Non-Market Goods Allocations

The ethical basis for economic evaluations of alternative nonmarket goods allocations is examined in terms of the treatment of property rights and intergenerational effects. The author argues that the theoretical and empirical conventions commonly adopted by resource economists are ethically biased and these ethical issues are worthy of more extensive debate.


Issue Date:
1981-07
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
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https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/279267
Language:
English
Total Pages:
17




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