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Does competition destroy ethical behavior?

Andrei Shleifer

Does competition destroy ethical behavior?

by Andrei Shleifer

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Competition.,
  • Business ethics.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAndrei Shleifer.
    SeriesNBER working paper series ;, working paper 10269, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) ;, working paper no. 10269.
    ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB1
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3476635M
    LC Control Number2005616164

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Does Competition Destroy Ethical Behavior. By A NDREI S HLEIFER * This paper shows that conduct described as unethical and blamed on greed is sometimes a consequence of market competition.

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Issued in February NBER Program(s):Corporate Finance, Industrial Organization, Labor Studies, Law and Economics Explanations of unethical behavior often neglect the role of competition, as opposed to greed, in assuring its spread.

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Using the examples of child labor, corruption, excessive' executive pay. When unethical behavior cuts costs, competition drives down prices and entrepreneurs' incomes, and thereby reduces their willingness to pay for ethical conduct.

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When unethical behavior cuts costs, competition drives down prices and entrepreneurs' incomes, and thereby reduces their willingness to pay for ethical conduct. Nonetheless, I suggest that competition might be good for ethical behavior in the long run.

Does Competition Destroy Ethical Behavior. Andrei Shleifer. Scholarly Articles from Harvard University Department of Economics. Abstract: Explanations of unethical behavior often neglect the role of competition, as opposed to greed, in assuring its spread.

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