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Economics in One Lesson is the brilliant work of Henry Hazlitt. First published in 1946, it was written to expose the popular fallacies of its day. It became his most enduring contribution.[1]

ContentsEdit

PART ONE: THE LESSON

PART TWO: THE LESSON APPLIED

  • 2. The Broken Window
  • 3. The Blessings of Destruction
  • 4. Public Works Mean Taxes
  • 5. Taxes Discourage Production
  • 6. Credit Diverts Production
  • 7. The Curse of Machinery
  • 8. Spread-the-Work Schemes
  • 9. Disbanding Troops and Bureaucrats
  • 10. The Fetish of Full Employment
  • 11. Who's "Protected" by Tariffs?
  • 12. The Drive for Exports
  • 13. “Parity” Prices
  • 14. Saving the X Industry
  • 15. How the Price System Works
  • 16. “Stabilizing” Commodities
  • 17. Government Price-Fixing
  • 18. What Rent Control Does
  • 19. Minimum Wage Laws
  • 20. Do Unions Really Raise Wages?
  • 21. “Enough to Buy Back the Product”
  • 22. The Function of Profits
  • 23. The Mirage of Inflation
  • 24. The Assault on Saving
  • 25. The Lesson Restated

PART THREE: THE LESSON AFTER THIRTY YEARS

ReferencesEdit

  1. Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr. "Biography of Henry Hazlitt (1894-1993)", referenced 2010-06-24.

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