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Wealth: A Brief Explanation of the Causes of Economic Welfare

BooksJanuary 27, 2010
The really fundamental questions of economics are why all of us, taken together, are as well off—or as ill off, if that way of putting it be preferred—as we are, and why some of us are much better off and others much worse off than the average...

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Money: Its Connection with Rising and Falling Prices

BooksJanuary 27, 2010
Many economic principles can be dealt with best in the first place on the assumption that when a change is observed in the price of a particular commodity or service it means a change of value peculiar to that one kind of commodity or service, and is not merely a part of a general change in the...

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Tariffs: A Study in Method

BooksJanuary 27, 2010
I hope that this book may be read, not with the aim of discovering the author's attitude towards "the Fiscal Question," but with the recollection of the true object of the study in view—namely, the examination of the technical problems which the existence of tariffs necessarily...

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Complete Libertarian Forum (1969-1984)

BooksJanuary 22, 2010
Libertarian Forum existed from 1969 to 1984. It was a passionate, smart, gossipy, and often shocking newsletter that is as fresh today as when it was written.

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Nassau William Senior

Selected Writings on Economics

BooksJanuary 13, 2010
The science of Political Economy is, at present, in that state of imperfect development, which, though most attractive to the student who has made some proficiency, throws the greatest difficulty in the way of a beginner, and, consequently, of a teacher, and offers the fairest scope to the...

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Austrian Macroeconomics: A Diagrammatical Exposition

BooksJanuary 8, 2010
Here we have a graphical presentation that explains the Austrian view of macroeconomics in contrast to the simple and even simple-minded approach of the Keynesian aggregates.

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Three Lectures on the Rate of Wages

BooksJanuary 8, 2010
The inquiry into the causes affecting wages is the most important branch of political economy.

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Psychiatry and Responsibility

BooksJanuary 8, 2010
Implicit in a free society is the idea of personal responsibility on the part of its members. Exceptions, of course, have to be made for children, for the physically handicapped, the mentally deficient, and the insane. In general, however, the intellectual should encourage a maximum of self-...

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The Trade of Nations

BooksJanuary 8, 2010
Published in 1947, The Trade of Nations is a guide to international trade and finance; an exposure of the fallacies of economic nationalism; and a vigorous defense of economic liberalism.

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Literature and the Economics of Liberty: Spontaneous Order in Culture

BooksDecember 4, 2009
In a welcome change of critical perspective, Paul Cantor and Stephen Cox give an economic interpretation of literature from a pro-market point of view, not the standard Marxism take.

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