The Economics and Ethics of Private Property
by Hans-Hermann Hoppe
Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute 2006
Number of pages: 444
"Do not steal" is an excellent principle of ethics; it is also the first principle of sound economic systems. The topics covered by Hoppe are wide ranging: employment, interest, money, banking, trade cycles, taxes, public goods, war, imperialism, and the rise and fall of civilizations. The core theoretical insight uniting the entire discussion is as consistently applied here as it is neglected by the economic mainstream: the absolute inviolability of private property as a human right as the basis of continuous economic progress.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Jonathan Nitzan, Shimshon Bichler - Routledge
The authors address the old theoretical conundrum in political economy -- the theory of capital -- with a view to supplying a more satisfactory answer to the question 'what is capital?' The work fits into the tradition of radical political economy.
by Ludwig von Mises - Liberty Fund Inc.
Mises argues that economics is a science because human action is a natural order of life and that it is the actions of humans that determine markets and capital decisions. This book brings together all of the themes from Mises's previous work.
by Thorstein Veblen - eBooks@Adelaide
Classic of economic and social theory offers a satiric examination of the hollowness and falsity suggested by the term 'conspicuous consumption', exposing the emptiness of many cherished standards of taste, education, dress, and culture.
by Libby Rittenberg, Timothy Tregarthen - Flat World Knowledge
The authors teach economics as the study of 'choice' by providing students with an accessible, straightforward overview of economics. Rittenberg and Tregarthen help students to understand how real individuals actually work with economics.