An Introduction to Economic Reasoning
by David Gordon
Publisher: Ludwig Von Mises Institute 2000
Number of pages: 194
This high-school text is aimed at teaching the intelligent young reader how to think about economic problems in a manner consistent with the Austrian School tradition. Its chapters on action, preference, demand and supply, value theory, money, and price controls emphasize deductive logic, the market process, and the failures of government intervention. As the only text of its kind, it is engaging, funny, filled with examples, and never talks down to the student.
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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 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.
by Kevin Bucknall - kevinbucknall.com
This text is an introduction to economics designed for the GCE A-Level in the UK. As it covers basic economics, these notes could also be used to help you to understand more quickly any introductory course in college economics.
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.