Oskari Juurikkala, ‘Law and Virtue: An Economic Analysis’

Classical virtue theory has received limited attention in economics. The paper demonstrates its fruitfulness for economic and legal analysis by linking the traditional ethical literature with modern law and economics. Virtues are interpreted as a theory of moral psychology, and applied to economic theory, with comparisons against other behavioral models in economics. It is found that the virtue factor has major significance in economic life …

Juurikkala, Oskari, Law and Virtue: An Economic Analysis (December 7, 2018).

First posted 2018-12-28 07:00:48

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