The Ethics and Economics of Incentivizing the Uninformed

Critical Ethics


  • When people debate the ethics of medical trials, organ donation, or egg donation, do the arguments they typically use hold up under experimental scrutiny?
  • What can experimental and behavioral economics tell us about ethics in general, and medical ethics in particular?
  • How do incentives affect ethical decision making?
  • How do people determine when, why and how voluntary transactions should be restricted?
  • What are the empirical moral limits of markets?


Sandro AmbuehlSandro Ambuehl, Department of Management UTSC & Rotman School of Management




Cendri HutchersonCendri Hutcherson, Department of Psychology; Toronto Decision Neuroscience Lab



Nicola Lacetera

Nicola Lacetera, Department of Management UTM & Rotman School of Management







Tue, Feb 14, 2017
04:15 PM - 06:00 PM
Room 200, Larkin Building
15 Devonshire Place