Zaman, Asad (2010): Normative foundations of scarcity.
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The elevation of scarcity to the fundamental economic problem rests on some unstated normative assumptions. These include a political commitment to private property, a methodological commitment to not inquire about taste formation, and the idea that human welfare is roughly equivalent to preference satisfaction.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Normative foundations of scarcity|
|Keywords:||Scarcity; Normative Positive Distinction; Fact Value Distinction; private property; welfare; revealed preference|
|Subjects:||B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B4 - Economic Methodology > B41 - Economic Methodology|
|Depositing User:||Asad Zaman|
|Date Deposited:||07. Apr 2010 05:35|
|Last Modified:||11. Feb 2013 21:32|
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