Free Market Economics: A Basic Reader
by Bettina Bien Greaves
Publisher: Foundation for Economic Education 1982
Number of pages: 296
Bettina Bien Greaves put this volume together as a one-stop primer in economics that includes the best economic writing she had run across. In some ways, the choices are brilliant. They are arranged by topic to cover the division of labor, prices, profits, property, competition, saving and investment, environment, antitrust, money and banking, advertising and marketing, and more.
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