Principles of Economics
Publisher: Wikibooks 2012
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.
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by Gene Callahan - Ludwig von Mises Institute
Fascinating guide to the main ideas of economics, written for the non-economist. Callahan shows that good economics isn't about government planning or statistical models. It's about human beings and the choices they make in the real world.
by Friedrich A. Hayek - Ludwig von Mises Institute
If you are looking to acquaint yourself with F.A. Hayek's perspective on economic theory, this is the best source. It contains his most profound work on the liberal economic order, and his most penetrating reflections on economic phenomena.
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 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.