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In a few breathtaking months, we've culturally moved from seeing Wall Street as an icon of thriving civil society to discussing its workings with book titles like House of Cards and Animal Spirits. As part of our ongoing Repossessing Virtue series, we look at what science is learning about trust, fair play, and empathy — and what these qualities have to do with human character and economics.
is professor of Economics and director of the Center for Neuroeconomic Studies at Claremont Graduate University in California. He's editor of Moral Markets: The Critical Role of Values in the Economy.