Title: Economists: neither emperors nor dentists

Authors: Andrew Mearman

Addresses: Economics Division, Leeds University Business School, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK

Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown up many fundamental debates and questions. Economists need to engage with these big questions but in the right ways. That means, yes, using their technical skills, but understanding that power and ethics are crucial to their analysis.

Keywords: economics; COVID; pluralism; ethics.

DOI: 10.1504/IJPEE.2020.116214

International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education, 2020 Vol.11 No.3, pp.221 - 223

Received: 18 Nov 2020
Accepted: 01 Feb 2021

Published online: 13 Jul 2021 *

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