What are the economics of good and evil? What is the meaning and the point of economics? Can we do ethically all that we can do technically? Former economic advisor to President Vaclav Havel, and one of the ‘5 Hot Minds in Economics’, Tomas Sedlacek visits the RSA to ask – does it pay to be good? Looking at the ways societies have reconciled their moral values with economics forces, he concludes that society must return to a time when economics was more accountable to moral principles."
Tomas Sedlacek is a Chief Macroeconomic Strategist at CSOB, the biggest Czech bank.