Economics for Real People
by Gene Callahan
Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute 2004
Number of pages: 352
The second edition of the fun and fascinating guide to the main ideas of the Austrian School of economics, written in sparkling prose especially for the non-economist. Gene 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.
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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 Carl Menger - Ludwig von Mises Institute
It is said that this book is the best introduction to economic logic ever written. Carl Menger elucidated the precise nature of economic value, and rooted economics firmly in the real-world actions of individual human beings.
by David R. Henderson - Liberty Fund Inc.
In this easily accessible book, respected economist David R. Henderson brings together 152 of the most brilliant minds in economics to show how the analysis of economic topics can illuminate many aspects of the average person's daily life.
by F.W. Taussig - The MacMillan Company
The author states the principles of economics in such form that they shall be comprehensible to an educated and intelligent person who has not before made any systematic study of the subject. The book does not gloss over difficulties, though.