Free Market Economics: A Basic Reader
by Bettina Bien Greaves
Publisher: Foundation for Economic Education 1982
Number of pages: 296
Bettina Bien Greaves put this volume together as a one-stop primer in economics that includes the best economic writing she had run across. In some ways, the choices are brilliant. They are arranged by topic to cover the division of labor, prices, profits, property, competition, saving and investment, environment, antitrust, money and banking, advertising and marketing, and more.
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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 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 Faustino Ballve - Van Nostrand
Clear, authoritative, and simple elementary introduction to economic science. It is not designed for specialists, but for the average educated person who seeks enlightenment in regard to the economic questions underlying the great issues of our day.
by Arnold Kling
A textbook for a new high school course in economics. In addition to the traditional topics of microeconomics and macroeconomics, this textbook covers three increasingly important subject areas: growth theory, finance, and information economics.