Equality

Subject Code (deprecated): 
ECON
Course Number: 
473
Section Number: 
01
Description: 

Egalitarian theories of justice and their critics. Readings in philosophy are paired with analytic methods from economics. Topics include Rawlsian justice, utilitarianism, the veil of ignorance, Dworkin’s resource egalitarianism, Roemer’s equality of opportunity, Marxian exploitation, and Nozickian procedural justice. Some discussion of American economic inequality, Nordic social democracy, and the politics of inequality.

Instructor(s) from Econ Site: 
Staff
Instructor Name from WEN: 
John Roemer
Meeting Pattern (deprecated): 
T 1.30-3.20
Term Code: 
202001
Category from Feed: 
YCSO