Globalization and Economic Ethics: Distributive Justice in the Knowledge Economy

Paperback | December 15, 2009

byAlbino Barrera

not yet rated|write a review
What is the appropriate criterion to use for distributive justice? Is it efficiency, need, contribution, entitlement, equality, effort, or ability? Globalization and Economic Ethics maintains that far from being rival principles of distributive justice, efficiency and need satisfaction are, in fact, complementary norms in our emerging knowledge economy. After all, human capital plays the central role in effecting and sustaining long-term efficiency in the Digital Age. This book explores the vital link between human capital formation and allocative efficiency using the properties of the market and the knowledge economy as analytical tools. 

Pricing and Purchase Info

$52.00

In stock online
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

What is the appropriate criterion to use for distributive justice? Is it efficiency, need, contribution, entitlement, equality, effort, or ability? Globalization and Economic Ethics maintains that far from being rival principles of distributive justice, efficiency and need satisfaction are, in fact, complementary norms in our emerging ...

Albino Barrera is Professor of Economics and Humanities at Providence College in Rhode Island. His publications include Economic Compulsion and Christian Ethics (2005), God and the Evil of Scarcity: Moral Foundations of Economic Agency (2005), and Modern Catholic Social Documents and Political Economy (2001). 

other books by Albino Barrera

Market Complicity and Christian Ethics
Market Complicity and Christian Ethics

Kobo ebook|Jan 6 2011

$26.29 online$34.12list price(save 22%)
see all books by Albino Barrera
Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:December 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:023062300X

ISBN - 13:9780230623002

Customer Reviews of Globalization and Economic Ethics: Distributive Justice in the Knowledge Economy

Reviews

Extra Content

Table of Contents

Overlapping Questions: Globalization and Distributive Justice * PART I: THE KNOWLEDGE ECONOMY * Microelectronics and Market Efficiency * Requisite Agility * PART II: EFFICIENCY AS A CRITERION OF DISTRIBUTIVE JUSTICE * Efficiency Matters Even More in the Information Age: Considering the Distributive Dimension of Price * PART III: NEED AS A CRITERION OF DISTRIBUTIVE JUSTICE * Need Satisfaction as a Necessary Condition of Efficiency * Broader Base for Market Initiative, Creativity, and Stability * PART IV: ENTITLEMENT AS A CRITERION OF DISTRIBUTIVE JUSTICE * Ownership Externalities * Summary and Conclusions: Distributive Justice in the Knowledge Economy