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Shawn Ritenour

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Shawn Ritenour teaches economics at Grove City College and is the author of Foundations of Economics: A Christian View.

Review of Good and Plenty: The Creative Success of American Arts Funding by Tyler Cowen

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Tyler Cowen has two great aims in his new book on government arts funding. One is to explain the distinctions between what he calls the aesthetic perspective and the economic perspective.

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Samuelson and Rothbard: Two Texts and Two Legacies

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It is no wonder that the vast majority of Americans do not know whom, if anyone, they should believe regarding economic pronouncements.

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Suggestions for Teaching Intermediate Macroeconomics: A Praxeological Perspective

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Joseph T. Salerno (2004) has presented us with the choice of pursuing economics as a vocation or profession. The focus of the vocational economist is the pursuit of truth whereas the professional economist

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Review of Economics and Culture by David Throsby

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In sum, Economics and Culture is a serious attempt to bring economic analysis to bear on cultural issues. It is a fine survey of the cultural economics literature and makes a number of good isolated

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Post-Modern Economics: The Return of Depression Economics by Paul Krugman

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While damning the free market with the faintest of praise, Krugman’s book provides us with an excellent example of why it is so important to get the analysis right before prescribing policy solutions for an economic problem...

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