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Economic fallacies.

FrГ©dГ©ric Bastiat

Economic fallacies.

by FrГ©dГ©ric Bastiat

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Published by R. J. Deachman in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Protectionism,
  • Free trade

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThings seen and things not seen
    ContributionsDeachman, Robert J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF1713 B313 1934
    The Physical Object
    Pagination201 p.
    Number of Pages201
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14665272M

      Professor Geoffrey Wood of the University of Buckingham exposes such popular economic fallacies in this revised edition of Fifty Economic Fallacies Exposed. Professor Wood looks at, for example, the supposed dangers of free trade, the abilities of governments to control the economy, the effects of government regulation and whether millions of Brand: Institute of Economic Affairs.   by Steven Horwitz The economic fallacies tackled here are the zero sum game, that order requires design, & that consumption is the key to growth. Economists could spend all of our time combatting the dozens of economic fallacies found in the media and among the general public.

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    As an American historian who knows something of economic law, having learned from the Austrians, I became intrigued with how the United States had remained prosperous, its economy still so dynamic and productive, given the serious and recurring economic fallacies to which our top leaders (political, corporate, academic) have subscribed and from which they cannot seem to free themselves—and. The must-read summary of Thomas Sowell's book: “Economic Facts and Fallacies”. This complete summary of "Economic Facts and Fallacies" by Thomas Sowell, a renowned economist and social theorist, presents the author's exposure of some of the most popular economic myths that are often disseminated by the media and politicians.


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