Read more from presenter Michael Blastland on the BBC News website.
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What's morality got to do with it? Economics = numbers, doesn't it? In his regular column, Michael Blastland looks for the real story of economics.What's the story with economics?
Do economists have a moral compass?
Listen to Michael Blastland and Stephanie Flanders discussing whether the role of economists has a moral dimension on the 'Today' programme.Listen to the 'Today' discussion on the story of economics.