10 Books For A Freshman Seminar In Economics

Here is Greg Mankiw’s list.  Here is Arnold Kling’s list.   And here is my list:

Which books would you choose?

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  2. Sean says:

    Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt should definitely be on here

  3. Vangel says:

    The following books would be my choice.

    1. Economics in One Lesson, by Henry Hazlitt

    2. What Has Government Done to Our Money?, by Murray Rothbard

    3. The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality, by Ludwig von Mises

    4. Rise and Fall of Society, by Frank Chodorov

    5. America’s Great Depression, by Murray Rothbard

    6. The Price of Everything, by Russell Roberts

    7. The Machinery of Freedom, by David Friedman

    8. For Good and Evil: The Impact of Taxes on the Course of Civilization, by Charles Adams

    9. How Capitalism Saved America, by Thomas DiLorenzo

    10. Meltdown, by Thomas Woods

  4. Greg Ransom says:


    Good choices. I particularly like the last three on your list.

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