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Economics of Illusion - Digital Book

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L. Albert Hahn was one of the most highly regarded economists and bankers in Germany before the war but he was unknown in the US until this translation of his work appeared.
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L. Albert Hahn was one of the most highly regarded economists and bankers in Germany before World War II, but he was unknown in the United States until this translation of The Economics of Illusion appeared in 1949. He immigrated to the United States in 1940. This book is his frontal attack on the Keynesian system, which he calls "the economics of illusion." Hahn shows how government spending creates a false prosperity, and never more than in wartime. He explodes many of Keynes's fallacies — and with great precision too, because, it turns out, Hahn himself once advanced these same fallacies before he saw their errors. So he writes with the passion of a convert. Ludwig von Mises thought very highly of Hahn's work, and none other than Henry Hazlitt has written the introduction to this classic anti-Keynesian text.

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eISBN 9781610164665
UPC B006JA0PLY
Publication Date 2007
Original Publication Date 1949
Page Length 281