Individualism and Economic Order
by Friedrich A. Hayek
Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute 1948
Number of pages: 282
If you are looking to acquaint yourself with F.A. Hayek's perspective on economic theory -- beyond his business cycle and monetary studies of the inter-war years -- this is the best source. It contains his most profound work on the liberal economic order, and his most penetrating reflections on economic phenomena.
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This text is designed to provide you with a very comprehensive and easy-to-understand introduction to economics. This text will assume no background in economics. All you really need is an open mind and an interest in learning.
by Adolfo Figueroa - Centrum, Catholic University of Peru
This book is about the science of economics. The scope of economics is to explain the production of goods and its distribution between the social groups of particular human societies. The most important human society of our times is capitalism...
by Frank A. Fetter - The Century Co.
Economics may be defined, briefly, as the study of men earning a living; or, more fully, as the study of the material world and of the activities and mutual relations of men, so far as all these are the objective conditions to gratifying desires.
by Bettina Bien Greaves - Foundation for Economic Education
The book should help teachers of high school economics explain economic principles in the classroom. It contains many suggestions for explaining economics to younger students, as well as material to challenge older students and even adult readers.