Teaching Microeconomic Principles well, a blend of good pedagogy and good economics, is the professional obligation of many economists. Since such courses are conventionally grounded in neoclassical theory,
Sympathy and justice are wonderful. But neither is furthered by the "living wage" movement, writes John Egger. A university shouldn't put its workers on its own welfare system. To respect their dignity we must pay them what they earn, and that can be established only on the market.