The Cult of the Market : Economic Fundamentalism and its Discontents
by Lee Boldeman
Publisher: ANU Press 2007
Number of pages: 330
The author disputes the practical value of the shallow, all-encompassing, dogmatic, economic fundamentalism espoused by policy elites in recent public policy debates, along with their gross simplifications and sacred rules. Economics cannot provide a convincing overarching theory of government action or of social action more generally.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Philipp Bagus, David Howden - Ludwig von Mises Institute
In this book, the two young Professors Bagus and Howden document the sad story of the Icelandic government's policy mistakes -- the artificial creation of a boom, and the savage bust that was the inevitable outcome of this boom.
by Ludwig von Mises - Ludwig von Mises Institute
The author presents his business cycle theory, applies it to the prevailing conditions, and discusses the policies that governments undertake that make recessions worse. He recommends a monetary reform that would provide a sustainable prosperity.
by John T. Flynn - Mises Institute
In 1955, John T. Flynn saw what few others journalist did: the welfare-warfare state conspired to bring down American liberty. The New Deal combined with World War Two had fastened leviathan control over a country born in liberty.
by Murray N. Rothbard - Ludwig Von Mises Institute
A staple of modern economic literature, crucial for understanding a pivotal event in American and world history. It is the definitive treatment of the causes of the depression. The book remains canonical today because the debate is still very alive.