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Economics in one lesson

Author: Henry Hazlitt
Publisher: New York : Arlington House Publishers, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This revised and updated edition of Hazlett's well-regarded exposition of general economic principles examines, in layman's terms, the effects of inflation, recession, and the growing tax revolt.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Hazlitt
ISBN: 0517548232 9780517548233 0870004271 9780870004278
OCLC Number: 27070959
Description: 218 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface to the New Edition --
Preface to the first edition --
The Lesson --
The Broken Window --
The Blessings of Destruction --
Public Works mean taxes --
Taxes discourage production --
Credit diverts production --
The Curse of Machinery --
Spread -the-work Schemes --
Disbanding troops and Bureacrats --
The Fetish of Full Employment --
Who's "Protected" by Tariffs? --
The Drive for exports --
"Parity" prices --
Saving the x Industry --
How the price system works --
"Stabilizing" Commodities --
Government Price fixing --
What rent control does --
Minimum wage laws --
Do Unions really raise wages? --
"Enough to buy back the product" --
The Function of Profits --
The Mirage of inflation --
The Assault on Saving --
The Lesson Restated --
The Lesson after thirty years --
A note on Books --
Index.
Responsibility: Henry Hazlitt.
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This revised and updated edition of Hazlett's well-regarded exposition of general economic principles examines, in layman's terms, the effects of inflation, recession, and the growing tax revolt.

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