2/11/2008 Add a comment

How do economists deal with institutional moral repugnance? In other words, what's the difference between wife-carrying and dwarf-tossing? Should economists make a distinction?




  1. Blogger ben: I completely discredit this article for allowing this quote in: "The problem is not that economists are unreasonable people, it’s that they’re evil people." Does a Yale psychologist really believe this? 2/11/2008  
  2. Anonymous Dan: It's less that a Yale psychologist thinks that economists are evil, and more that a NYTimes journalist doesn't understand psychologists' jokes. 2/12/2008