Markets and Morality

  • Alan Kitson
  • Robert Campbell
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Abstract

Is there any link between markets and morality? Is it really possible or even sensible to talk of any link between them? Isn’t the role of markets to bring about economic efficiency? And isn’t efficiency the only ‘legitimate’ criterion to be applied to markets’ own working? To discuss morality in relation to markets is surely to confuse issues and misunderstand markets’ intrinsic nature and significance, and hence is not only inappropriate but also potentially harmful to their proper functioning?

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