The Alphabet of Economic Science
by Philip H. Wicksteed
Publisher: Project Gutenberg 2010
Number of pages: 166
It is the object of this volume in the first place to explain the meaning and demonstrate the truth of the proposition, that the value in use and the value in exchange of any commodity are two distinct, but connected, functions of the quantity of the commodity possessed by the persons or the community to whom it is valuable, and in the second place, so to familiarize the reader with some of the methods and results that necessarily flow from that proposition as to make it impossible for him unconsciously to accept arguments and statements which are inconsistent with it.
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by Frank A. Fetter - The Century Co.
Economics may be defined, briefly, as the study of men earning a living; or, more fully, as the study of the material world and of the activities and mutual relations of men, so far as all these are the objective conditions to gratifying desires.
by Boudewijn Bouckaert, Gerrit De Geest - Edward Elgar Publishing
A reference work that surveys the entire literature on law and economics in over 3,000 pages. The entries consist a review of the literature and a bibliography which covers most of the published material in the particular area.
by F.W. Taussig - The MacMillan Company
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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.