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The road to economic freedom

Author: P Booth; John Meadowcroft; Institute of Economic Affairs (Great Britain)
Publisher: Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, 2006.
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This pathbreaking collection brings together a selection of work by Nobel Prize winning authors from the archives of the Institute of Economic Affairs. The editors have chosen works to demonstrate  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P Booth; John Meadowcroft; Institute of Economic Affairs (Great Britain)
ISBN: 1845420829 9781845420826
OCLC Number: 67873435
Notes: "An Elgar Reference Collection."
Published in association with the Institute of Economic Affairs.
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: ContentsVolume IAcknowledgementsForeword The Rt. Hon. The Baroness ThatcherIntroduction Philip Booth and John MeadowcroftPART I MONETARY POLICY AND PRICE STABILITY 1. Milton Friedman ([1970] 2003), `The Counter-Revolution in Monetary Theory'2. H. Geoffrey Brennan and James M. Buchanan (1981), Monopoly in Money and Inflation: The Case for a Constitution to Discipline Government3. F.A. Hayek ([1976] 1990), Denationalisation of Money: The Argument Refined4. F.A. Hayek (1976), Choice in Currency: A Way to Stop Inflation5. F.A. Hayek (1986), `Market Standards for Money'6. J.E. Meade (1985), Wage-Fixing Revisited7. James E. Meade (1975), `An Effective Social Contract'8. Milton Friedman (1974), Monetary Correction9. Milton Friedman (1974), `Inflation, Taxation, Indexation'10. F.A. Hayek (1974), `Inflation: The Path to Unemployment'11. Milton Friedman (1986), `Keynes's Political Legacy'PART II UNEMPLOYMENT 12. F.A. Hayek (1975), Full Employment at Any Price?13. F.A. Hayek (1980), `Trade Unions - The Biggest Obstacle'14. F.A. Hayek ([1980] 1984), 1980s Unemployment and the Unions: The Distortion of Relative Prices by Monopoly in the Labour Market15. Milton Friedman ([1975] 2003), `Unemployment versus Inflation? An Evaluation of the Phillips Curve'16. Sir John Hicks (1975), `The Permissive Economy'17. Milton Friedman (1977), Inflation and Unemployment: The New Dimension of Politics. The 1976 Alfred Nobel Memorial Lecture18. James E. Meade (1971), Wages and Prices in a Mixed EconomyName IndexVolume IIAcknowledgementsAn introduction by the editors to both volumes appears in Volume IPART I THE ECONOMICS OF GOVERNMENT 1. James M. Buchanan (1978), `From Private Preferences to Public Philosophy: The Development of Public Choice'2. James M. Buchanan (1989), `Post-Reagan Political Economy'3. James M. Buchanan (1990), `Europe's Constitutional Opportunity'4. F.A. Hayek (1973), Economic Freedom and Representative Government5. F.A. Hayek (1978), `Will the Democratic Ideal Prevail?'6. James M. Buchanan and Gordon Tullock (1981), `An American Perspective: From "Markets Work" to Public Choice'7. James E. Meade ([1962] 1970), UK, Commonwealth and Common Market: A ReappraisalPART II GOVERNMENT REGULATION AND THE SIZE OF GOVERNMENT 8. James M. Buchanan (1965), The Inconsistencies of the National Health Service 9. Sir John Hicks (1966), `After the Boom...: Thoughts on the 1966 Economic Crisis'10. James M. Buchanan and Richard E. Wagner (1978), `Democracy and Keynesian Constitutions: Political Biases and Economic Consequences'11. J.M. Buchanan, J. Burton and R.E. Wagner (1978), `Constitutional Options for Fiscal Growth'12. George J. Stigler (1982), The Pleasures and Pains of Modern Capitalism13. F.A. Hayek (1972), `The Repercussions of Rent Restrictions'14. Milton Friedman and George J. Stigler (1972), `Roofs or Ceilings? The Current Housing Problem'15. Douglass C. North (1999), Understanding the Process of Economic ChangePART III THE POWER OF LANGUAGE AND IDEAS 16. F.A. Hayek (1968), The Confusion of Language in Political Thought17. Friedrich A. Hayek ([1949] 1998), The Intellectuals and Socialism18. Milton Friedman (1977), From Galbraith to Economic Freedom19. George J. Stigler (1963), The Intellectual and the Market PlacePART IV SOCIALISM 20. F.A. Hayek (1982), `Two Pages of Fiction: The Impossibility of Socialist Calculation'Appendix Milton Friedman (2001), `The IEA's Influence on Our Times'Name Index
Responsibility: edited by Philip Booth and John Meadowcroft.


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