Posts Tagged: justice

Gender Pay Gap Higher in Canada

According to this report by a consulting firm, the gender pay gap (women getting paid less, despite similar jobs and similar qualifications) is surprisingly high in Canada. One interesting question comes to mind: given this pronounced statistical difference, how are

Gender Pay Gap Higher in Canada

According to this report by a consulting firm, the gender pay gap (women getting paid less, despite similar jobs and similar qualifications) is surprisingly high in Canada. One interesting question comes to mind: given this pronounced statistical difference, how are

Is it Right to be Fired for Being a Jerk?

It’s all too easy to be happy when we see something bad happen to someone who has himself acted very badly. But ethically, we need to think a bit harder, especially when the “something bad” that happened was done to

Is it Right to be Fired for Being a Jerk?

It’s all too easy to be happy when we see something bad happen to someone who has himself acted very badly. But ethically, we need to think a bit harder, especially when the “something bad” that happened was done to

How Fair Is Actuarial Fairness?

A new paper, on an important and often-misunderstood topic! From the Journal of Business Ethics: >>> How Fair Is Actuarial Fairness?, by Xavier Landas Abstract: Insurance is pervasive in many social settings. As a cooperative device based on risk pooling,

How Fair Is Actuarial Fairness?

A new paper, on an important and often-misunderstood topic! From the Journal of Business Ethics: >>> How Fair Is Actuarial Fairness?, by Xavier Landas Abstract: Insurance is pervasive in many social settings. As a cooperative device based on risk pooling,

Buffett: Inequality is a Problem, But Raising Minimum Wage is Not the Solution

Warren Buffett is so phenomenally rich that comparison with mere mortals is silly. But there is a vast, and relevant, disparity between the average working-class American and the average, run-of-the-mill American millionaire. Buffet thinks the disparity is a problem, but

Buffett: Inequality is a Problem, But Raising Minimum Wage is Not the Solution

Warren Buffett is so phenomenally rich that comparison with mere mortals is silly. But there is a vast, and relevant, disparity between the average working-class American and the average, run-of-the-mill American millionaire. Buffet thinks the disparity is a problem, but