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101 GRAS, ETHEL CULBERT; GRAS, NORMAN S B. Descriptive Economics For Beginners.
Henry Holt and Company, New York: 1936. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

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102 GRUNWALD, OSKAR; GRACE, J. PETER; WRIGHT, JOHN WINTHROP; BUSH, GEORGE H. W. American Capitalism: Capitalism, Socialism & Communism, Competitive Systems In An Interdependent World.
Wright Investors' Service, Bridgeport: 1981. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Four prominent authorities on economics, banking, energy, labor, investment and government present their perspectives on American Capitalism. 
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103 GURA, PHILIP F. Man's Better Angels: Romantic Reformers And The Coming Of The Civil War.
Belknap Press, Cambridge: 2017. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Banks failed, credit contracted, inequality grew, and people everywhere were out of work while political paralysis and slavery threatened to rend the nation in two. As financial crises always have, the Panic of 1837 drew forth a plethora of reformers who promised to restore America to greatness. Animated by an ethic of individualism and self-reliance, they became prophets of a new moral order: if only their fellow countrymen would call on each individual's God-given better instincts, the most intractable problems could be resolved. Inspired by this reformist fervor, Americans took to strict dieting, water cures, phrenology readings, mesmerism, utopian communities, free love, mutual banking, and a host of other elaborate self-improvement schemes. Vocal activists were certain that solutions to the country's ills started with the reformation of individuals, and through them communities, and through communities the nation. This set of assumptions ignored the hard political and economic realities at the core of the country's malaise, however, and did nothing to prevent another financial panic twenty years later, followed by secession and civil war. Focusing on seven individuals—George Ripley, Horace Greeley, William B. Greene, Orson Squire Fowler, Mary Gove Nichols, Henry David Thoreau, and John Brown—Philip Gura explores their efforts, from the comical to the homicidal, to beat a new path to prosperity. A narrative of people and ideas, Man's Better Angels captures an intellectual moment in American history that has been overshadowed by the Civil War and the pragmatism that arose in its wake. Philip F. Gura is William S. Newman Distinguished Professor of American Literature and Culture at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. "Gura…brilliantly connects the harsh privation of the 1837 depression to the intellectual and spiritual reform movements that emerged in the 1840s and '50s. He does so by offering us seven roughly sequential portraits of American reformers in which he tethers their idealism to real suffering and their very tangible awareness of the ways their community had failed its members. Linking the cultural and intellectual ferment in the 1840s to the economic failure of 1837 is particularly appropriate at a time when only the oldest Americans can remember pre-New Deal America. Softened by Social Security, Medicaid and the various federal handouts that are now on the chopping block, contemporary Americans can barely imagine how an old-fashioned depression smacked people sideways with bankruptcies, penury, displacement and biting shame."—Carol Bundy, The Wall Street Journal "[An] elegant volume… Read after the 2016 election, Gura's intriguing book, written before it, does shed a kinder light on his benighted reformers, whose commitment to free expression, individual dignity, and social justice reminds us of the importance of dissent—all manner of dissent—and of the power inherent in the individual's ability to say no. Yet Man's Better Angels also highlights the willful political ignorance and purposeful childishness with which so many of these reformers confronted, at least in the 1840s, the grievously unfree world in which they lived."—Brenda Wineapple, The Nation "Lucid and engaging… Man's Better Angels should be a valuable introduction for students new to the study of antebellum reform. I imagine its claims will also fuel hearty debate in graduate seminars."—Patrick Mulford O'Connor, Journal of Social History "Gura offers captivating portraits of antebellum reformists George Ripley, Horace Greeley, William B. Greene, Orson Squire Fowler, Mary Gove Nichols, Henry David Thoreau, and John Brown, along with their somewhat fanciful programs for national improvement… An invaluable contribution to U.S. Middle Period scholarship."—John Carver Edwards, Library Journal (starred review) "Absorbing and lucid… Gura's book is deeply pessimistic about individual efficacy in response to social crises, which remains relevant in the 21st century."—Publishers Weekly (starred review) "With keen insight and in lucid prose, Philip Gura explores the antebellum crisis through the lives and thought of leading reformers as they clung to the innate goodness of human nature while struggling to cope with the structural power of slavery and capitalist finance, ending with John Brown, who sought to purge the land through blood and violence."—Alan Taylor, author of American Revolutions: A Continental History, 1750-1804 "A lively and engaging jeremiad on the failure of individualism as a source of social reform. Gura's examination of antebellum reformers' efforts to address economic and social dislocations speaks to our own moment as well."—Robert S. Levine, author of The Lives of Frederick Douglass "Man's Better Angels is the most original and important book on antebellum reform to appear in years. Philip Gura shows how the Panic of 1837 functioned as a kind of centrifuge, inspiring new visions of reform in all directions, pushing the nation further and further from its cultural and institutional center. A magisterial work and a pleasure to read."—John Stauffer, author of Giants: The Parallel Lives of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln "When democracy itself seems to go off the rails, do you give up and compromise your principles or double down on them? With the impeccable timing of a master historian, Philip Gura invites us to reconsider the costs of self-righteousness as a response to structural injustice. By reconsidering seven reformers who doubled down in the decades before the Civil War, Man's Better Angels will make you rethink your own responses to the worst of times."—Scott A. Sandage, author of Born Losers: A History of Failure in America "Philip Gura has written a provocative and timely examination of the spectrum of antebellum reform advocates and initiatives that flourished during the years between the nation's first major economic crisis and the Civil War. Confronting the era's most glaring ills—runaway capitalism and plantation slavery—a strikingly variegated brew of men and women, holding to high-minded but quixotic principles, proved impotent to correct the country's course."—Lawrence Buell, author of The Dream of the Great American Novel 
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104 HABERLER, GOTTFRIED. Consumer Installment Credit And Economic Fluctuations.
National Bureau of Economic Research, New York: 1942. Financial Research Program: Studies in Consumer Instalment Financing 9. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition considering its age. 
Examines tro what extent consumer instalment credit is related to cyclical fluctuations in general business.Among the topics it deals with are: how the magnitude of installment credit may be measured, Whether instalment credit effects changes in aggregate expenditure, causes and economic consequences of instalment credit fluctuations, and methods of control of instalment credit. Includes an Index. 
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105 HAILSTONES, THOMAS J.; MASTRIANNA, FRANK V. Contemporary Economic Problems And Issues
South-Western Publishing Co., Cincinnati. 0538084103 / 9780538084109 7th Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 

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106 HANEY, PH.D., LEWIS H. Value And Distribution: Some Leading Principles Of Economic Science.
D. Appleton and Company, New York: 1939. The cenury Series in Economic Series. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good condition considering its age. 
The type of economic theory which will be found in this book is what may be called "equilibrium economics." According to the author, it undertakes to deal with economic motivation as being analogous to the "forces" with which the so-called natural scientists deal but as here applied is one which involves harmony, or the golden mean. Includes an Index. 
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107 HARRISS, E. LOWELL. The American Economy.
Richard D. Irwin Inc., Homewood: 1962 Fourth Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

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108 HARTSHORN, J. E. Politics And World Oil Economics An Account Of The International Oil Industry In Its Political Environment.
Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers, New York: 1962. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

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109 HAYEK, F. A. New Studies In Philosophy, Politics, Economics And The History Of Ideas.
The University of Chicago Press, Chicago: 1978. 0226320707 / 9780226320700 Second Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Nobel Prize-winner Friedrich A. Hayek achieved international renownfor his contributions to the field of economics and to the disciplines of philosophy and politics. This selection of his essays and lectures includes several never before published in English. Ranging beyond the subjects mentioned in the title, the essays touch on the fields of psychology, jurisprudence, and biography, and all are united by a common philosophical approach. Includes an Index. "...demonstrates effectively that [Hayek] has lost none of the incisive analytical ability that won him the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1974. - Richard M. Ebeling 
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110 HAYEK, F. A.; CALDWELL, BRUCE (EDITOR). Contra Keynes And Cambridge: Essays, Correspondence.
University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London: 1995. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
In 1931, when the young F. A. Hayek challenged the economic theories of John Maynard Keynes, sixteen years his senior, and one of the world's leading economists, he sparked a spirited debate that would influence economic policy in democratic countries for decades. Their extensive exchange lasted until Keynes's death in 1946, and is reprinted in its entirety in this Volume #9 of The Collected Works of F. A. Hayek. When the journal Economica published a review of Keynes's Treatise on Money by Hayek in 1931, Keynes's response consisted principlally of an attack on Hayek's own work on monetary theory, Prices and Production. Conducted almost entirely in economics journals, the battle that followed revealed two very different responses to a world in economic crisis. Keynes sought a revision of the liberal political order—arguing for greater government intervention in the hope of protecting against the painful fluctuations of the business cycle. Hayek instead warned that state involvement would cause irreparable damage to the economy. This volume begins with Hayek's 1963 reminiscence "The Economics of the 1930s as Seen from London," which has never been published before. The articles, letters, and reviews from journals published in the 1930s are followed by Hayek's later reflections on Keynes's work and influence. The Introduction by Bruce Caldwell puts the debate in context, providing detailed information about the economists in Keynes's circle at Cambridge, their role in the acceptance of his ideas, and the ways in which theory affected policy during the interwar period. Caldwell calls the debate between Hayek and Keynes "a battle for the minds of the rising generation of British-trained economists." There is no doubt that Keynes won the battle during his lifetime. Now, when many of Hayek's ideas have been vindicated by the collapse of collectivist economies and the revival of the free market around the world, this book clarifies Hayek's work on monetary theory—formed in heated opposition to Keynes—and illuminates his efforts to fight protectionism in an age of economic crisis. F. A. Hayek (1899-1992), recipient of the Medal of Freedom in 1991 and co-winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 1974, was a pioneer in monetary theory and the principal proponent of classical liberal thought in the twentieth century. He taught at the University of London, the University of Chicago, and the University of Freiburg. 
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111 HAYEK, F. A.; HAMOWY, RONALD (EDITOR) The Constitution Of Liberty: The Definitive Edition.
University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London: 2011 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
From the $700 billion bailout of the banking industry to President Barack Obama's $787 billion stimulus package to the highly controversial passage of federal health-care reform, conservatives and concerned citizens alike have grown increasingly fearful of big government. Enter Nobel Prize-winning economist and political theorist F. A. Hayek, whose passionate warning against empowering states with greater economic control, The Road to Serfdom, became an overnight sensation last summer when it was endorsed by Glenn Beck. The book has since sold over 150,000 copies. The latest entry in the University of Chicago Press's series of newly edited editions of Hayek's works, The Constitution of Liberty is, like Serfdom, just as relevant to our present moment. The book is considered Hayek's classic statement on the ideals of freedom and liberty, ideals that he believes have guided—and must continue to guide—the growth of Western civilization. Here Hayek defends the principles of a free society, casting a skeptical eye on the growth of the welfare state and examining the challenges to freedom posed by an ever expanding government—as well as its corrosive effect on the creation, preservation, and utilization of knowledge. In opposition to those who call for the state to play a greater role in society, Hayek puts forward a nuanced argument for prudence. Guided by this quality, he elegantly demonstrates that a free market system in a democratic polity—under the rule of law and with strong constitutional protections of individual rights—represents the best chance for the continuing existence of liberty. Striking a balance between skepticism and hope, Hayek's profound insights are timelier and more welcome than ever before. This definitive edition of The Constitution of Liberty will give a new generation the opportunity to learn from his enduring wisdom. "In an age when many on the right are worried that the Obama administration's refform of health care is leading us toward socialism, Hayek's warnings fromt he mid-twentieth century about society's slide toward despotism, and his principled defense of a minimal state, have foudn strong political resonance. . . . The notes [to this edition] make clear the extraordinary bradth and depth of Hayek's erudition, and his ability to wander far beyond economics into history, philosophy, biology, and other fields." - Francis Fukuyama, New York Times Book Review 
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112 HAYEK, F. A.; HAMOWY, RONALD (EDITOR) The Constitution Of Liberty: The Definitive Edition.
University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London: 2011 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
From the $700 billion bailout of the banking industry to President Barack Obama's $787 billion stimulus package to the highly controversial passage of federal health-care reform, conservatives and concerned citizens alike have grown increasingly fearful of big government. Enter Nobel Prize-winning economist and political theorist F. A. Hayek, whose passionate warning against empowering states with greater economic control, The Road to Serfdom, became an overnight sensation last summer when it was endorsed by Glenn Beck. The book has since sold over 150,000 copies. The latest entry in the University of Chicago Press's series of newly edited editions of Hayek's works, The Constitution of Liberty is, like Serfdom, just as relevant to our present moment. The book is considered Hayek's classic statement on the ideals of freedom and liberty, ideals that he believes have guided—and must continue to guide—the growth of Western civilization. Here Hayek defends the principles of a free society, casting a skeptical eye on the growth of the welfare state and examining the challenges to freedom posed by an ever expanding government—as well as its corrosive effect on the creation, preservation, and utilization of knowledge. In opposition to those who call for the state to play a greater role in society, Hayek puts forward a nuanced argument for prudence. Guided by this quality, he elegantly demonstrates that a free market system in a democratic polity—under the rule of law and with strong constitutional protections of individual rights—represents the best chance for the continuing existence of liberty. Striking a balance between skepticism and hope, Hayek's profound insights are timelier and more welcome than ever before. This definitive edition of The Constitution of Liberty will give a new generation the opportunity to learn from his enduring wisdom. "In an age when many on the right are worried that the Obama administration's refform of health care is leading us toward socialism, Hayek's warnings fromt he mid-twentieth century about society's slide toward despotism, and his principled defense of a minimal state, have foudn strong political resonance. . . . The notes [to this edition] make clear the extraordinary bradth and depth of Hayek's erudition, and his ability to wander far beyond economics into history, philosophy, biology, and other fields." - Francis Fukuyama, New York Times Book Review 
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113 HAYEK, FRIEDRICH A. The Road To Serfdom.
The University of Chicago Press, Chicago: 1978. Second Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is worn and torn. Underlining on some pages. 
An unimpeachable classic work in political philosophy, intellectual and cultural history, and economics, The Road to Serfdom has inspired and infuriated politicians, scholars, and general readers for half a century. Originally published in 1944—when Eleanor Roosevelt supported the efforts of Stalin, and Albert Einstein subscribed lock, stock, and barrel to the socialist program—The Road to Serfdom was seen as heretical for its passionate warning against the dangers of state control over the means of production. For F. A. Hayek, the collectivist idea of empowering government with increasing economic control would lead not to a utopia but to the horrors of Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy. First published by the University of Chicago Press on September 18, 1944, The Road to Serfdom garnered immediate, widespread attention. The first printing of 2,000 copies was exhausted instantly, and within six months more than 30,000 books were sold. In April 1945, Reader's Digest published a condensed version of the book, and soon thereafter the Book-of-the-Month Club distributed this edition to more than 600,000 readers. A perennial best seller, the book has sold 400,000 copies in the United States alone and has been translated into more than twenty languages, along the way becoming one of the most important and influential books of the century. 
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114 HAYEK, FRIEDRICH A. The Road To Serfdom: Text And Documents--the Definitive Edition.
The University of Chicago Press, Chicago: 1978. Definitive Edition. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
An unimpeachable classic work in political philosophy, intellectual and cultural history, and economics, The Road to Serfdom has inspired and infuriated politicians, scholars, and general readers for half a century. Originally published in 1944—when Eleanor Roosevelt supported the efforts of Stalin, and Albert Einstein subscribed lock, stock, and barrel to the socialist program—The Road to Serfdom was seen as heretical for its passionate warning against the dangers of state control over the means of production. For F. A. Hayek, the collectivist idea of empowering government with increasing economic control would lead not to a utopia but to the horrors of Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy. First published by the University of Chicago Press on September 18, 1944, The Road to Serfdom garnered immediate, widespread attention. The first printing of 2,000 copies was exhausted instantly, and within six months more than 30,000 books were sold. In April 1945, Reader's Digest published a condensed version of the book, and soon thereafter the Book-of-the-Month Club distributed this edition to more than 600,000 readers. A perennial best seller, the book has sold 400,000 copies in the United States alone and has been translated into more than twenty languages, along the way becoming one of the most important and influential books of the century. With this new edition, The Road to Serfdom takes its place in the series The Collected Works of F. A. Hayek. The volume includes a foreword by series editor and leading Hayek scholar Bruce Caldwell explaining the book's origins and publishing history and assessing common misinterpretations of Hayek's thought. Caldwell has also standardized and corrected Hayek's references and added helpful new explanatory notes. Supplemented with an appendix of related materials ranging from prepublication reports on the initial manuscript to forewords to earlier editions by John Chamberlain, Milton Friedman, and Hayek himself, this new edition of The Road to Serfdom will be the definitive version of Hayek's enduring masterwork. Contents Editorial Foreword Introduction THE ROAD TO SERFDOM Preface to the Original Editions Foreword to the 1956 American Paperback Edition Preface to the 1976 Edition Introduction One The Abandoned Road Two The Great Utopia Three Individualism and Collectivism Four The "Inevitability" of Planning Five Planning and Democracy Six Planning and the Rule of Law Seven Economic Control and Totalitarianism Eight Who, Whom? Nine Security and Freedom Ten Why the Worst Get on Top Eleven The End of Truth Twelve The Socialist Roots of Naziism Thirteen The Totalitarians in Our Midst Fourteen Material Conditions and Ideal Ends Fifteen The Prospects of International Order Sixteen Conclusion Bibliographical Note APPENDIX: RELATED DOCUMENTS Nazi-Socialism (1933) Reader's Report by Frank Knight (1943) Reader's Report by Jacob Marschak (1943) Foreword to the 1944 American Edition by John Chamberlain Letter from John Scoon to C. Hartley Grattan (1945) Introduction to the 1994 Edition by Milton Friedman Acknowledgments Index 
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115 HE, WENKAI. Paths Toward The Modern Fiscal State: England, Japan, And China.
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts and London England: 2013. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
The rise of modern public finance revolutionized political economy. As governments learned to invest tax revenue in the long-term financial resources of the market, they vastly increased their administrative power and gained the ability to use fiscal, monetary, and financial policy to manage their economies. But why did the modern fiscal state emerge in some places and not in others? In approaching this question, Wenkai He compares the paths of three different nations—England, Japan, and China—to discover why some governments developed the tools and institutions of modern public finance, while others, facing similar circumstances, failed to do so. Focusing on three key periods of institutional development—the decades after the English Civil Wars, the Meiji Restoration, and the Taiping Rebellion—He demonstrates how each event precipitated a collapse of the existing institutions of public finance. Facing urgent calls for revenue, each government searched for new ways to make up the shortfall. These experiments took varied forms, from new methods of taxation to new credit arrangements. Yet, while England and Japan learned from their successes and failures how to deploy the tools of modern public finance and equipped themselves to become world powers, China did not. He's comparative historical analysis isolates the nature of the credit crisis confronting each state as the crucial factor in determining its specific trajectory. This perceptive and persuasive explanation for China's failure at a critical moment in its history illuminates one of the most important but least understood transformations of the modern world. Wenkai He is Assistant Professor in the Division of Social Science at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Received 2014 Barrington Moore Book Award, Comparative and Historical Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association "A genuinely important piece of scholarship that has the potential to become a benchmark in the literature. The author combines new institutionalism, comparative historical sociology, and first-rate historical scholarship to make a novel and compelling explanation for the rise of the modern fiscal state. This book will be of particular interest today, given its relevance to the debt and credit crises that so many countries in the developed world are currently experiencing."—Daniel Little, University of Michigan-Dearborn "An outstanding work that takes on a classic subject in a new way. In its sweeping transnational synthesis, careful research, and perceptive analysis, Paths toward the Modern Fiscal State is a major achievement, the first of its kind in its field."—Mark Metzler, University of Texas at Austin 
Price: 52.25 USD
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116 HEILBRONER, ROBERT L. Beyond Boom And Crash.
Norton, New York: 1978. 0393950034 / 9780393950038 Second Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
A book that will interest anyone who worries about the "falling" dollar or the Dow Jones Average or the coming decades, even if he or she knows nothing about the world of high finance, much less that of abstruse economics. Includes an Index. 
Price: 13.82 USD
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117 HEILBRONER, ROBERT L. Economics Explained: Everything You Need To Know About How The Economy Works And Where It's Going.
Simon and Schuster, New York: 1994. 0671884220 / 9780671884222 Revised Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 2.85 USD
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118 HEILBRONER, ROBERT L. The Worldly Philosophers: The Lives, Times, And Ideas Of The Great Economic Thinkers.
Simon and Schuster, New York: 1969. 0671201514 / 9780671201517 A Clarion Book. Fifteenth Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. Considerable underlining. 
The most celebrated and popular account of the history of economics ever written. Covers from Adam Smith through Malthus, Karl Marx, Thorstein Veblen, Lord Keynes, to the economists now wrestling with the problems of our contemporary world. Includes an Index. 
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119 HEILBRONER, ROBERT L. The Worldly Philosophers: The Lives, Times, And The Ideas Of The Great Economic Thinkers.
Simon and Schuster, New York: 1967. Third edition, newly revised. s Softcover. Reading copy with light water stain at top of front cover. 
The most celebrated and popular account of the history of economics ever written now newly revised for the first time since 1961. Covers from Adam Smith through Malthus, Karl Marx, Thorstein Veblen, Lord Keynes, to the economists now wrestling with the problems of our contemporary world. Includes an Index. 
Price: 1.00 USD
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120 HEILBRONER, ROBERT L. & THUROW, LESTER C. Understanding Microeconomics.
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs: 1981. 0139365672 / 9780139365676 Fifth Edition. This is a Special Projects book. s Softcover. Fair condition. 
Covers the Evolution of the Mrket System, A Bird's Eye View of the Economy, Economic Science, Supply and Demand, Six Tools You Should Know How To Handle, Introduction to the Microeconomy, Prices and Allocation, The Market in Movement, Where the Market Fails, Operating a Competitive Firm, Operating a Big Business, The Cost of Market Imperfection, How Incomes are Distributed, How Incomes are Distributed, Taxing and Spending, The Economics of Energy, and From Market to Planning. Includes an Index. 
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