Normative economics without preferences

Sugden, Robert (2021) Normative economics without preferences. International Review of Economics, 68 (1). 5–19. ISSN 1865-1704

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This paper explains how the ideas in my book The Community of Advantage fit into the broad landscapes of normative and behavioural economics. My approach to normative issues deviates significantly from the mainstream position of behavioural economics. These deviations reflect the fact that I have worked at the interface of economics and philosophy for even longer than I have been a behavioural economist. Much of my work as a philosophical economist has been concerned with concepts of liberty and opportunity. I explain how these investigations have influenced my understanding of the normative implications of the findings of behavioural economics.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: normative economics,behavioural economics,community of advantage,social choice theory,economics, econometrics and finance(all) ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2000
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Economics
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Centres > Centre for Behavioural and Experimental Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Groups > Behavioural Economics
Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Groups > Economic Theory
Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Centres > Centre for Competition Policy
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Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 28 May 2020 00:22
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2023 00:36
DOI: 10.1007/s12232-020-00356-8


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