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Review: Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest & Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics

User Review  - Jarrod Jenkins - Goodreads

Abbreviated Review: stop reading my review and go read “Economics in One Lesson” right now. Full Review: In the first half of 2009, I visited several law schools before making my selection. While at ... Read full review

Review: Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest & Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics

User Review  - Michael Korte - Goodreads

It seems a pretty good introduction to the way in which economists think. He occasionally resorts to aphorisms and presents hard data only when it makes a point against unions, really, which can be annoying. Still, a book I would recommend, regardless of political persuasion. Read full review

Review: Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest & Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics

User Review  - Krollo - Goodreads

This is a great introduction to economic thinking - if not to economics as a whole. His method of considering all the consequences of a decision is a great truism. His incessant liberalism is not. If ... Read full review

Review: Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest & Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics

User Review  - Steven van Doorn - Goodreads

Short, simple, introduction to classical economics. Dated, definitely, but I think that we would do well as a country and a world if followed more of these classical, dated theories. Read full review

Review: Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest & Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics

User Review  - Erik Ʌngle - Goodreads

Henry Hazlitt is the Hillel of economics. When asked to describe the whole of economics canon, his response is that economics can be summed up as "the science of tracing consequences"; the rest is ... Read full review

Review: Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest & Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics

User Review  - Raven - Goodreads

Well, economics isn't my thing, but this is a great book for the layman on the subject. Chapters are short, concepts are basic and concise, all in all a good read. Read full review

Review: Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest & Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics

User Review  - Alan Mills - Goodreads

I could not finish this book. It is trite, misleading, and misstates history. Here are my notes: Notes on Economics in One Lesson, by Henry Hazlitt (1946) I'm with Hazlitt on the broken window fallacy ... Read full review

Review: Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest & Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics

User Review  - Jacob Yarrington - Goodreads

While this book is true to its stated scope and purpose I felt that the discussion would have benefitted by including the principles and perhaps even guidelines on which policy could be shaped to ... Read full review

Review: Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest & Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics

User Review  - Freicoin - Goodreads

After reading of this book you will smile hearing that government decided to improve something. Read full review

Review: Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest & Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

Well, that cleared *that* up. This is as pertinent today as when it was written. Can I mail a copy to the president? Each member of Congress? My mayor? Read full review


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