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Economics: Theory Through Applications
by Russell Cooper, Andrew John - The Saylor Foundation , 2013
This textbook on economics centers around student needs and expectations. Students learn best from an inductive approach, in which they are first confronted with a problem, and then led through the process of solving that problem.
Individualism and Economic Order
by Friedrich A. Hayek - Ludwig von Mises Institute , 1948
If you are looking to acquaint yourself with F.A. Hayek's perspective on economic theory, this is the best source. It contains his most profound work on the liberal economic order, and his most penetrating reflections on economic phenomena.
Principles of Economics
- Wikibooks , 2012
This text is designed to provide you with a very comprehensive and easy-to-understand introduction to economics. This text will assume no background in economics. All you really need is an open mind and an interest in learning.
A Unified Theory of Capitalist Development
by Adolfo Figueroa - Centrum, Catholic University of Peru , 2008
This book is about the science of economics. The scope of economics is to explain the production of goods and its distribution between the social groups of particular human societies. The most important human society of our times is capitalism...
The Principles of Economics
by Frank A. Fetter - The Century Co. , 1905
Economics may be defined, briefly, as the study of men earning a living; or, more fully, as the study of the material world and of the activities and mutual relations of men, so far as all these are the objective conditions to gratifying desires.
Principles of Economics
by F.W. Taussig - The MacMillan Company , 1921
The author states the principles of economics in such form that they shall be comprehensible to an educated and intelligent person who has not before made any systematic study of the subject. The book does not gloss over difficulties, though.
Lessons for the Young Economist
by Robert P. Murphy - Ludwig von Mises Institute , 2010
This is easily the best introduction to economics for the young reader because it covers both pure economic theory and also how markets work. Murphy has the right frame of mind and mastery of the subject matter to provide the best possible pedagogy.
The Alphabet of Economic Science
by Philip H. Wicksteed - Project Gutenberg , 2010
This volume explains the meaning of the proposition, that the value in use and the value in exchange of any commodity are two distinct functions of the quantity of the commodity possessed by the persons or the community to whom it is valuable.
The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics
by David R. Henderson - Liberty Fund Inc. , 2009
In this easily accessible book, respected economist David R. Henderson brings together 152 of the most brilliant minds in economics to show how the analysis of economic topics can illuminate many aspects of the average person's daily life.
Free Market Economics: A Basic Reader
by Bettina Bien Greaves - Foundation for Economic Education , 1982
A primer in economics that includes the best economic writing, arranged by topic to cover the division of labor, prices, profits, property, competition, saving and investment, antitrust, money and banking, advertising and marketing, and more.
The Best of Economics
by Arnold Kling , 2002
A textbook for a new high school course in economics. In addition to the traditional topics of microeconomics and macroeconomics, this textbook covers three increasingly important subject areas: growth theory, finance, and information economics.
Essentials of Economics: A Brief Survey of Principles and Policies
by Faustino Ballve - Van Nostrand , 1963
Clear, authoritative, and simple elementary introduction to economic science. It is not designed for specialists, but for the average educated person who seeks enlightenment in regard to the economic questions underlying the great issues of our day.
An Introduction to Economic Reasoning
by David Gordon - Ludwig Von Mises Institute , 2000
This high-school text teaches the intelligent young reader how to think about economic problems. Its chapters on action, preference, demand and supply, value theory, money, and price controls emphasize deductive logic and the market process.
Principles of Economics
by Carl Menger - Ludwig von Mises Institute , 2007
It is said that this book is the best introduction to economic logic ever written. Carl Menger elucidated the precise nature of economic value, and rooted economics firmly in the real-world actions of individual human beings.
Encyclopedia of Law and Economics
by Boudewijn Bouckaert, Gerrit De Geest - Edward Elgar Publishing , 2000
A reference work that surveys the entire literature on law and economics in over 3,000 pages. The entries consist a review of the literature and a bibliography which covers most of the published material in the particular area.
Economics for Real People
by Gene Callahan - Ludwig von Mises Institute , 2004
Fascinating guide to the main ideas of economics, written for the non-economist. Callahan shows that good economics isn't about government planning or statistical models. It's about human beings and the choices they make in the real world.
Free Market Economics: A Syllabus
by Bettina Bien Greaves - Foundation for Economic Education , 1975
The book should help teachers of high school economics explain economic principles in the classroom. It contains many suggestions for explaining economics to younger students, as well as material to challenge older students and even adult readers.
by Robert Schenk , 2008
Online textbook for introductory economics. It is an easy-to-read approach to economics with lots of interactive problems and questions. It can be used as a textbook for college or advanced high-school courses. It is also a useful reference.
A Pedestrian's Guide to the Economy
by Orley Amos - AmosWEB , 2008
This text gives you a reference guide to the more intriguing, important, and confusing aspects of the economy, while omitting sophisticated mathematical economic theories. Pedestrian's Guide has been specifically designed for the beginners.
An Introduction to Economics
by Kevin Bucknall - kevinbucknall.com , 2010
This text is an introduction to economics designed for the GCE A-Level in the UK. As it covers basic economics, these notes could also be used to help you to understand more quickly any introductory course in college economics.