Consuming Interests: Great Ideas in Economics, E-book

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Consuming Interests: Great Ideas in Economics is a comprehensive anthology for readers interested in developing a wider perspective on the economic interpretation of the world. Unlike an economics textbook, which is designed to teach the technical aspects of the field, the twenty selections in Consuming Interests help readers explore larger surrounding issues.

The selections will prompt lively discussion of such questions as: What kinds of underlying human motives drive markets? How should ethical principles influence economic policies? How should a country safeguard its economic interests in light of international trade?

Ethics and the Economic Interpretation
Frank H. Knight
Of Money
David Hume
Of Restraints upon the Importation from Foreign Countries
Adam Smith
Selected Essays
Thomas Robert Malthus
Of the Demand or Market for Products
Jean-Baptiste Say
On Machinery
David Ricardo
That Which Is Seen, and That Which Is Not Seen
Frédéric Bastiat
Principles of Political Economy*
John Stuart Mill
The Fetishism of Commodities and the Secret Thereof
Karl Marx
Why Lombard Street Is Often Very Dull, and Sometimes Extremely Excited
Walter Bagehot
Application of the Laws of Demand and Supply to the Special Problem of Wages
Fleeming Jenkin
The Substance of Economics
Alfred Marshall
Industrial Exemption and Conservatism
Thorstein Veblen
Transactions
John R. Commons
The Civilization of Capitalism
Joseph A. Schumpeter
The General Theory of Employment*
John Maynard Keynes
The Road to Serfdom*
Friedrich Hayek
Political Aspects of Full Employment
Michał Kalecki
The Social Responsibility of Business
Milton Friedman
Perspectives on Theory
Hyman P. Minsky

*Indicates a selection from a longer work.