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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by Bettina Bien Greaves - Foundation for Economic Education
A primer in economics that includes the best economic writing, arranged by topic to cover the division of labor, prices, profits, property, competition, saving and investment, antitrust, money and banking, advertising and marketing, and more.
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.
by Russell Cooper, Andrew John - The Saylor Foundation
This textbook on economics centers around student needs and expectations. Students learn best from an inductive approach, in which they are first confronted with a problem, and then led through the process of solving that problem.
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.