A Pedestrian's Guide to the Economy
by Orley Amos
Publisher: AmosWEB 2008
Most books on the economy are written by economists for economists. As a handy reference source, this text provides answers to many of the most asked, a few of the least asked, and some of the never asked questions about the economy. The author begins with seven fundamental features of the economy that you probably know, but then again, may not. Because it gives you a working start into the economy, this journey is best taken before moving on to the more detailed topics in section II.
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by David Gordon - Ludwig Von Mises Institute
This high-school text teaches the intelligent young reader how to think about economic problems. Its chapters on action, preference, demand and supply, value theory, money, and price controls emphasize deductive logic and the market process.
by Philip H. Wicksteed - Project Gutenberg
This volume explains the meaning of the proposition, that the value in use and the value in exchange of any commodity are two distinct functions of the quantity of the commodity possessed by the persons or the community to whom it is valuable.
by Gene Callahan - Ludwig von Mises Institute
Fascinating guide to the main ideas of economics, written for the non-economist. Callahan shows that good economics isn't about government planning or statistical models. It's about human beings and the choices they make in the real world.
by Robert P. Murphy - Ludwig von Mises Institute
This is easily the best introduction to economics for the young reader because it covers both pure economic theory and also how markets work. Murphy has the right frame of mind and mastery of the subject matter to provide the best possible pedagogy.