Finance Ethics



·         Unethical Behaviour of Financial Analysts

·         Self-interestedness

·         Aspects of Moral Intensity

·         Moral Framing


Suggested Readings:


Boatright, J. R. (1999). Finance ethics. In R. Frederick (Ed.), A companion to business ethics (pp. 153-163). Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishers. 


Additional Readings:


Boatright, J. (2004). Financial ethics: An overview. In S. B. Rae & K. L. Wong (Eds.), Beyond integrity a Judeo-Christian approach to business ethics (pp. 300-315). Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan.


Bonvin, J.-M., & Dembinski, P. (2002). Ethical issues in financial activities. Journal of Business Ethics, 37(2), 187-192.


Harrison, M. (2005). Moral distance – the selling of financial products An introduction to business and management ethics (pp. 291-308). Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire; New York: Palgrave Macmillan.


Jensen, M. C., & Meckling, W. H. (1976). Theory of the firm: Managerial behavior, agency costs and ownership structure. Journal of Financial Economics, 3(4), 305-360.


Kolb, R. W. (2010). Ethical implications of finance. In J. R. Boatright (Ed.), Finance ethics : critical issues in theory and practice (pp. 23-44). Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley.


Marangoni, G., & Solari, S. (2013). What of financialisation? In B. Okonkwo (Ed.), Christian ethics and corporate culture : a critical view on corporate responsibilities (pp. 155-165). New York; London: Springer.