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The Turgot Collection: Writings, Speeches, and Letters of Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, Baron de Laune

BooksMarch 17, 2011
Murray Rothbard considered Turgot one of the greatest economists of all time and one of the foremost classical liberals of the eighteenth century. He extended economic theory beyond the Physiocrats, defended free trade, anticipated the notion of opportunity cost, developed an early concept of...

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The Rate of Interest: Its Nature, Determination, and Relation to Economic Phenomena

BooksMarch 11, 2011
The problem of interest has engaged the attention of writers for two thousand years, and of economists since economics began. And yet, with the exception of what has been accomplished by Rae, Bohm-Bawerk, Landry, and some others, very little progress has been made toward a satisfactory solution.

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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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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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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 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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