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Author: Murphy, Robert P.
Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute
Keywords: economist, lessons
Number of Pages: 414
ISBN-10: 1610164105
ISBN-13: 9781610164108

Author: Pete Hoekstra
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: workforce, house, representatives, education, committee, work, america, hearing, future
Number of Pages: 166
Published: 1997-02-01
ISBN-10: 0788187716
ISBN-13: 9780788187711

First public hearing by the House of Reps., Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Education and the Workforce, on a project entitled the American Worker at a Crossroads Project. Witnesses: Reps. Pete Hoekstra and Patsy T. Mink; William Brock, Former Secretary of Labor, U.S. Dept. of Labor; Edward Montgomery, Chief Economist, U.S. Dept. of Labor; Carol D'Amico and Alan Reynolds, Senior Fellows, Hudson Institute; Thomas Malone, Founder and Dir., MIT Center for Coordination Science; Jared Bernstein, Economist, Economic Policy Institute; and Dennis Lambka, Chairman, Simplified

Author: Jean-Baptise Say
Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute
Keywords: economy, political, treatise
Number of Pages: 496
Published: 2008
ISBN-10: 1610160045
ISBN-13: 9781610160049

Jean-Baptiste Say (1767-1832) has been described as a revolutionary, an author of scholarly books and popular tracts, a social philosopher, a successful entrepreneur and a remarkable Renaissance man.Above all, however, he was a great economist. He might best be described as a proto-Austro-Misesian, the author of the law of markets, known as Say's law, and as the first to coin the term "entrepreneur." Say's concern with the average interested citizen and his zeal for economic education for the masses is most apparent in this classic work, A Treatise on Political Economy.The book has been herald

Author: Michael Sykes
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: level, industry, firm, macro, economic, growth, understanding
Number of Pages: 166
Published: 2004-09-04
ISBN-10: 1403941475
ISBN-13: 9781403941473

This book is a unique tool providing facts, figures and analysis of economic growth in OECD countries. The analysis focuses on the growth patterns of OECD countries during the last decade and identifies the fundamental drivers of growth. It also looks at how and why countries react differently to these drivers. It examines growth at the macro-economic level, industry level and firm level and also analyses the contribution of information technology (IT) at each of these levels. Packed with over 50 tables and figures, the book provides unique data to better understand the reality of economic g

Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: countries, oecd, policies, growth, broadband
Number of Pages: 151
Published: 2008-07
ISBN-10: 9264046682
ISBN-13: 9789264046689

Broadband plays a critical role in the workings of the economy and society. It connects consumers, businesses, and governments and facilitates social interaction. Hence, broadband policies are now a vital instrument to ensure the competitiveness of OECD countries and to address pressing societal concerns. This report examines broadband developments and policies, and highlights challenges such as connecting users to fibre-based networks or coverage of rural areas. It also outlines emerging issues that may need policy attention as we move to next-generation networks. The findings are also releva

Author: Murphy, Robert P.
Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute
Keywords: guide, study, action, human
Number of Pages: 368
Published: 2008
ISBN-10: 1933550384
ISBN-13: 9781933550381

This is a guided tutorial of Austrian economist Ludwig von Mises's classic work on economics. It includes summary of each section of the work, giving historical context, a discussion of why it matters, technical notes for each section, and concluding with study questions.

Author: Machlup, Fritz
Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute
Keywords: formation, capital, credit, market, stock
Number of Pages: 416
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 1610160509
ISBN-13: 9781610160506

Economist Fritz Machlup was an early Misesian who wrote this book as an early study in the workings of the business cycle. In particular, he investigates and explains the relationship between expanding credit, monetary policy, and rising stock prices. The German edition was written in 1929 and published in 1930, and proved prophetic in every way. The English edition came out in 1940, with some revisions. It remains the most thorough analysis of stock-market bubbles from the point of view of the Austrian School. It demonstrates that the business cycle can and does affect stock markets and in un
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