Economic Fallacies

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781931541022
  • Publisher: Simon Publications
  • Publication date: 9/28/2001
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 201
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Series 1
Preface
Chapter I Abundance--Scarcity 1
Chapter II Obstacle--Cause 10
Chapter III Effort--Result 14
Chapter IV To Equalise the Conditions of Production 20
Chapter V Our Products are Burdened with Taxes 37
Chapter VI Balance of Trade 43
Chapter VII The Petition of the Candlemakers 47
Chapter VIII Immense Discovery 52
Chapter IX Reciprocity 56
Chapter X Nominal Prices 59
Chapter XI Does Protection Raise the Rate of Wages 63
Chapter XII Theory--Practice 67
Chapter XIII Conflict of Principles 71
Chapter XIV Reciprocity Again 75
Chapter XV Obstructed Navigation for the Protectionists 77
Chapter XVI There are no Absolute Principles 78
Chapter XVII National Independence 81
Chapter XVIII Human Labour--National Labour 84
Chapter XIX Raw Materials 90
Chapter XX Metaphors 94
Series 2
Chapter I The Two Hatchets 98
Chapter II Lower Council of Labour 102
Chapter III Dearness--Cheapness 106
Chapter IV To Artisans and Workmen 113
Chapter V A Chinese Story 123
Chapter VI Post Hoc, Ergo Propter Hoc 128
Chapter VII The Premium Theft 130
Chapter VIII The Taxgatherer 138
Chapter IX Protection, or The Three City Aldermen 144
Chapter X Something Else 156
Chapter XI The Little Arsenal of the Free Trader 166
Chapter XII The Right Hand and the Left 172
Chapter XIII Domination by Labour 179
Series 3
Chapter I The Broken Pane 185
Chapter II Public Works 188
Chapter III Freedom and Exclusion 191
Chapter IV Machinery 197
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