Notes of an Atheist on Economics and Religion

Ghosh, Jayati
May 2014
Econ Journal Watch;May2014, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p166
Academic Journal
The article offers the author's insights on the importance of world of spirit, ethics, and understanding of one's place and self in the society in mainstream economics. The author states that mainstream economics provides an even and inadequate misleading analytical framework that interprets economics events and processes. She mentions risks when criticizing mainstream neoclassical economics such as pervasive expectations that monetary gain and self-interest will dominate human behavior.


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