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 The CORE Team - The CORE Project
A complete introduction to economics and the economy that has been successfully taught both to economics undergraduates and in masters courses in public policy. This approach to economics is student-centered and motivated by real-world problems.
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 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 Robert Schenk
Online textbook for introductory economics. It is an easy-to-read approach to economics with lots of interactive problems and questions. It can be used as a textbook for college or advanced high-school courses. It is also a useful reference.