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The skeptical economist

revealing the ethics inside economics

by Jonathan Aldred

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Published by Earthscan in Sterling, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Economics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJonathan Aldred.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB72 .A345 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22684739M
    ISBN 109781844077052
    LC Control Number2008046911


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