Immoral Ideas

You have to admire someone with the courage to take a really contrarian position, particularly when it strikes most people as immoral. The infamous Wal*Mart scandal motivated In Defense of Bribery. Here’s a video arguing in favor of price gouging: Is Price Gouging Immoral? This one is more standard economic thinking.

Of course, a great deal of economics is counterintuitive, so your average economics textbook might be considered immoral by the average citizen, should they bother to read one.

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