• The Life and Lessons of Henry Hazlitt

The Life and Lessons of Henry Hazlitt

Considered among the leading economic thinkers of the twentieth century, American financial journalist and writer Henry Stuart Hazlitt is perhaps best known for introducing the ideas of the Austrian School of economics to American thought. Through both his prolific literary career and editorial reviews of the revolutionary works of leading economists including Ludwig Von Mises and F.A. Hayek, […]

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  • Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations

Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations

“First and greatest classic of modern economic thought”: First Edition of Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations

American economist and historian Robert L. Heilbroner writes about Adam Smith’s influence on capitalism:

Adam Smith’s enormous authority resides, in the end, in the same property that we discover in Marx: not in any ideology, but in an effort to […]

By |November 3rd, 2014|Authors, Economics and Finance, Rare book highlights|Comments Off on Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations
  • Paul Samuelson and Neo-Keynesian Economics

Paul Samuelson and Neo-Keynesian Economics

“Funeral by Funeral, theory advances” – Paul Samuelson

Paul Samuelson is one of the developers of both neo-Keynesian and neoclassical economics, the later of which still dominates mainstream economics. He was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for having written considerable parts of economic theory, and he is one of the ten Nobel Prize […]

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  • Rational Exuberance – Collecting Economics Books

Rational Exuberance – Collecting Economics Books

One would be hard pressed to find someone who has not been affected by the recent economic downturn. History tells us that everything is indeed cyclical. The world has seen this whether it is the crash of 1929 or 1988. At the impetus of Arthur Schlesinger the great economist John Kenneth Galbraith published The Great […]

By |June 11th, 2010|Economics and Finance|2 Comments