Why this book?
There is no book from which you can absorb more economics with less effort. Readers new to economics should start here. Readers familiar with economics should return here often.
Economics in One Lesson
Why should I read it?
2 authors picked Economics in One Lesson as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.
What is this book about?
With over a million copies sold, Economics in One Lesson is an essential guide to the basics of economic theory. A fundamental influence on modern libertarianism, Hazlitt defends capitalism and the free market from economic myths that persist to this day.
Considered among the leading economic thinkers of the “Austrian School,” which includes Carl Menger, Ludwig von Mises, Friedrich (F.A.) Hayek, and others, Henry Hazlitt (1894-1993), was a libertarian philosopher, an economist, and a journalist. He was the founding vice-president of the Foundation for Economic Education and an early editor of The Freeman magazine, an influential libertarian publication. Hazlitt wrote…
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