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The Resource Choice : cooperation, enterprise, and human action, Robert P. Murphy ; foreword by Donald J. Boudreaux

Choice : cooperation, enterprise, and human action, Robert P. Murphy ; foreword by Donald J. Boudreaux

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Choice : cooperation, enterprise, and human action
Title
Choice
Title remainder
cooperation, enterprise, and human action
Statement of responsibility
Robert P. Murphy ; foreword by Donald J. Boudreaux
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Human Action--a treatise on laissez-faire capitalism by Ludwig von Mises--is a historically important and classic publication on economics, and yet it can be an intimidating work due to its length and formal style. Choice: Cooperation, Enterprise, and Human Action, however, skillfully relays the main insights from Human Action in a style that will resonate with modern readers. The book assumes no prior knowledge in economics or other fields, and, when necessary, it provides the historical and scholarly context necessary to explain the contribution Mises makes on a particular issue. To faithfully reproduce the material in Human Action, this work mirrors its basic structure, providing readers with an enjoyable and educational introduction to the life's work of one of history's most important economists"--
  • "Government intervention in the institutions of money and banking sowed the seeds of the worldwide asset bubble in the early and mid-2000s, which could only result in a giant crash according to this line of thought. Once the crash had occurred, the recession was prolonged by yet more government intervention in the form of massive deficits, expansion of unemployment payments, and ever more regulations on businesses in the private sector. Only by returning to a genuinely free market, based on the classical liberal notions of private property, civil liberties, and peace among nations, can we return to the prosperity and steady improvement of living conditions that we had come to take for granted. Those who endorse the Austrian analysis believe it is crucial to spread this message, not just to academics, but to the intelligent layperson as well. That is the primary function of the present volume. It provides an introduction and an invitation to the most important work of arguably the most important Austrian economist"--
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1976-
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Murphy, Robert P.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Independent studies in political economy
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  • Economics
  • Free enterprise
  • Economics
  • Free enterprise
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Choice : cooperation, enterprise, and human action, Robert P. Murphy ; foreword by Donald J. Boudreaux
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-305) and index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 315 pages
Isbn
9781598132182
Lccn
2014048962
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40025049550
System control number
(OCoLC)905221257
Label
Choice : cooperation, enterprise, and human action, Robert P. Murphy ; foreword by Donald J. Boudreaux
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-305) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 315 pages
Isbn
9781598132182
Lccn
2014048962
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40025049550
System control number
(OCoLC)905221257

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