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Economics in One Lesson

Economics in One Lesson

Author: Henry Hazlitt

Year Published: 1979

Description: This book—a primer on free market economics and job creation—is a second edition released to commemorate the 50th anniversary of its original publication in 1946.  Its "one lesson" is that effective economic policy requires examining not just the immediate but also the long-term effects of any action or policy and furthermore its consequences on not just one group but all groups.  In the context of brief essays and stories, it broadly endorses free trade and opposes price controls, monetary inflation and government-induced stimulation.

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'The ideas which now pass for brilliant innovations and advances are in fact mere revivals of ancient errors, and a further proof of the dictum that those who are ignorant of the past are condemned to repeat it.'

Economics in One Lesson

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