Economics in One Lesson
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…
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2 authors picked Economics in One Lesson as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?
I read this book very early, because it was recommended to me by senior Austrian economists as the best introduction to the Austrian School, being much easier to read than Human Action.
Hazlitt´s book is a classic. It destroys many fallacies such as the broken window fallacy. Hazlitt´s book is unrivaled as an introduction into sound economic thinking.
From Philipp's list on Austrian economics.
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.
From Peter's list on economics and political economy.
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