Books

The New Argument in Economics

BooksJune 15, 2009
There has been tremendous acceleration in the past decade in building schools, increasing teachers' salaries, building superhighways, supporting science, aiding the needy, conquering disease, clearing slums, constructing hospitals, building churches, publishing books, performances by symphony...

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Scientism and Values

BooksJune 15, 2009
"Scientism" is a term of criticism. In the realm of aesthetic creativity, the critic is usually a revered and accepted professional. But in the field of social science the man who suggests self-criticism and internal systematic doubt of what we are doing often invokes the scorn and wrath...

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International Trade

BooksJune 15, 2009
This book aims at a complete and systematic treatment of the main problems arising from international economic transactions.

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Central Planning and Neomercantilism

BooksJune 15, 2009
The idea of central planning seems, at first sight, so reasonable that it is hard to see why any intelligent person would oppose it. For one thing, it appears to be a mere extension of individual planning, which all of us practice. Every intelligent person engages in planning.

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A Humane Economy

BooksJune 15, 2009
You cannot separate economic principles from human behavior.

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Gold Is Money

BooksJune 15, 2009
Essayists argue that money is not the product of a legislative act, but the inevitable result of man's division of labor and exchange economy.

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The Man versus the State

BooksJune 15, 2009
Spencer understands that freedom must also mean freedom from the state.

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Two Essays

BooksJune 15, 2009
This book presents two essays by the late Röpke published in 1951 and 1957: "The Problem of Economic Order" and "Welfare, Freedom, and Inflation". The justification for republishing them lies in the fact that they are still very relevant, especially now that the prevailing drift...

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Studies in the Theory of International Trade

BooksJune 15, 2009
In the English economic literature prior to Adam Smith, the most pervasive and the most emphasized doctrine is the importance of having an excess of exports over imports. To this doctrine and the trade regulations which it inspired, Adam Smith, following the usage of some of the Physiocrats, gave...

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The State

BooksJune 15, 2009
Government is synonymous with neither State nor Nation. It is the machinery by which the nation, organized as a State, carries out its State functions. Government is a framework of the administration of laws, and the carrying out of the public force. Government is the idea of the State put into...

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