Books

Lessons for the Young Economist

BooksMarch 10, 2011
Murphy's textbook prepares the student for both conventional economic studies in the future, and provides the logical rigor and policy clarity that only the Austrian School perspective can offer...

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Deep Freeze: Iceland's Economic Collapse

BooksFebruary 24, 2011
Economists Philipp Bagus and David Howden demonstrate that the real cause of the 2008 Iceland calamity was bad central bank policy.

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The Austrian School of Economics: A History of Its Ideas, Ambassadors, and Institutions

BooksFebruary 24, 2011
A guide to the history, ideas, and institutions of the Austrian School of economics written by two Austrian intellectuals who have gone to the sources themselves to provide a completely new look at the tradition and what it means for the future.

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The Case for a 100 Percent Gold Dollar

BooksFebruary 19, 2011
Rothbard shows how money must originate from a commodity.

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The Origins of the Federal Reserve

BooksFebruary 8, 2011
The Fed did not originate as a policy response to national need. It was founded by two groups of elites: government officials and large financial and banking interests.

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The Theory of Idle Resources

BooksFebruary 1, 2011
Hutt's demolition of the heart of Keynes makes for fascinating reading. Both the Keynesian proposition and the response are still very much in play today...

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The Case for Discrimination

BooksJanuary 5, 2011
Walter Block has been writing on the economics of discrimination — and in defense of discrimination, rightly understood — for more than 30 years. This edition collects nearly all of this writing to present a radical alternative to the mainstream view...

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How They Succeeded: Life Stories of Successful Men and Women Told by Themselves

BooksJanuary 5, 2011
The Gilded Age produced not only some of the richest men and women of all time; its freedom and opportunities built a nation of people of superlative character. This fantastic book from 1901 provides an in-depth look at the lives and choices of some of the most famous among them. The idea is to...

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I Chose Liberty: Autobiographies of Contemporary Libertarians

BooksJanuary 4, 2011
Walter Block leaned on 82 of the world's most prominent libertarian thinkers and asked them to tell their life stories with an eye to intellectual development...

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A Foreign Policy of Freedom

BooksDecember 28, 2010
There is one and only one voice in Congress for a foreign policy of freedom, and it belongs to Ron Paul, who has stood alone for freedom for many years. Ron is the seemingly impossible: a voice for reason and truth in a den of thieves.

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