Capitalism: A Treatise on Economics
by George Reisman
Publisher: Jameson Books 1996
Number of pages: 1100
Author rejects the Keynesian doctrine that government must adopt a policy of budget deficits to cope with unemployment, contending, to the contrary, that federal intervention in the economic system is a root cause of inflation, credit expansion, depression and mass unemployment. Reisman staunchly defends capitalists as risk-takers who raise the average worker's real wages and living standards, increasing productivity and improving the quantity and quality of goods.
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by Charles Siegel - Preservation Institute
The author made this book both readable and pro-active. His assessment of the counterproductivity of our economy and consumer society is timely in an era when we must decide how much is enough for ourselves - and for a sustainable planet.
by Michael Mathiesen - Smashwords
This book is the Blue Print for The Incorporation of the United States of America. As a non-profit organization, our public servants have the mission of losing as much of your money and mine in the shortest period of time.
by Gerald Epstein - International Labour Organization
Argues that monetary policy should be expanded to consider employment creation along with inflation control where unemployment and underemployment are a cause for concern. Discusses a range of policy options that can be used to pursue this goal.
by Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk - Ludwig von Mises Institute
Gets to the heart of the matter regarding the application of economics to politics. Either we let economic law run its course, or we destroy prosperity. We must defer to economic law or we make matters worse by attempting to control society.