Lessons for the Young Economist
by Robert P. Murphy
Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute 2010
Number of pages: 412
This is easily the best introduction to economics for the young reader because it covers both pure economic theory and also how markets work (the domain of most introductory books). Robert Murphy has the right frame of mind and mastery of the subject matter to provide the best possible pedagogy.
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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 Bettina Bien Greaves - Foundation for Economic Education
The book should help teachers of high school economics explain economic principles in the classroom. It contains many suggestions for explaining economics to younger students, as well as material to challenge older students and even adult readers.
by David R. Henderson - Liberty Fund Inc.
In this easily accessible book, respected economist David R. Henderson brings together 152 of the most brilliant minds in economics to show how the analysis of economic topics can illuminate many aspects of the average person's daily life.
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.