Academic journal article Journal of Forensic Economics

National Association of Forensic Economics

Academic journal article Journal of Forensic Economics

National Association of Forensic Economics

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STATEMENT OF ETHICAL PRINCIPLES

As a practicing forensic economist and a member of the National Association of Forensic Economics, I pledge to provide fair and accurate economic analysis associated with any litigation in which I am involved, to strive to improve the science of forensic economics, and to protect the integrity of the profession through adherence to the following tenets of ethical behavior:

Employment

While it is the right of the forensic economist to accept, at his(*) discretion, employment relating to any case or proceeding for which his expertise qualifies him, he should decline involvement in any litigation where he is asked to take or support a predetermined position or where he has reservations about the ethical standards to which he is being asked to adhere.

Honesty, Candor and Fairness

The forensic economist shall be accurate, equitable and fair in his analysis and shall refrain from placing before either the hiring or opposing attorney or the court, any information, through commission or omission, that he knows to be false. He shall exert due diligence and, at all times, attempt to use competent judgment to avoid the entrance of false or fictitious information. …

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