The Bubble That Broke the World
by Garet Garrett
Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute 2007
Number of pages: 188
This book blows away the conventional interpretations of the crash of 1929, not only in its contents but that this book exists at all. It was written in 1931. He ascribes the crash to the pile of up debt, which in turn was made possible by the Fed printing machine. This created distortions in the production structure that cried out for correction.
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by Peter F. Cowhey, Jonathan D. Aronson - The MIT Press
This examination of information and communication technology from an economy perspective argues that continued rapid innovation and economic growth require new approaches that will reconcile diverse interests and enable competition to flourish.
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 Walter Block - Ludwig von Mises Institute
Discrimination is an inevitable feature of the material world where scarcity of goods and time is the pervasive feature. There is no getting around it. Without discrimination, there is no economizing taking place. It is chaos.
by Dean Baker - PoliPoint Press
The book chronicles the growth and collapse of the stock and housing bubbles and explains how policy blunders and greed led to the catastrophic market meltdowns. Baker offers policy prescriptions to help prevent similar financial disasters.