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Clasificación:
330.122 M978c
Título:
Choice : cooperation, enterprise, and human action. --
Imp / Ed.:
Oakland, CA, Estados Unidos : Independent Institute, c2015.
Descripción:
xix, 315 p. ; 23 cm.
Contenido:
I. Human action. -- 1. The science of economics and human action. -- 2. The definition and components of action. -- 3. Economic theory versus historical understanding. -- 4. Further economic concepts and principles flowing from action. -- II. Action within the framework of society. -- 5. Human society and the division of labor. -- 6. The role of ideas and the importance of reason. -- III. Economic calculation. -- 7. Even the economists missed the importance of monetary calculation. -- 8. What economic calculation can and can't do. -- IV. Catallactics: economics of the market society. -- 9. Defining and studying the market economy. -- 10. How prices are formed on the market. -- 11. Indirect exchange and money. -- 12. The Misesian approach to money & banking. -- 13. Capital, time preference, and the theory of interest. -- 14. Austrian business cycle theory. -- V. Social cooperation without a market. -- 15. The impossibility of economic calculation under socialism. -- VI. The Hampered market economy. -- 16. Government intervention in the market economy. -- VII. The place of economics in society. -- 17. Economics and public opinion. --
Resumen:
Tomado de Independent Institute: "Unlike what usually passes for economics in many classrooms, government, the media and elsewhere, Choice is an engaging and intriguing book that provides something quite unique: a genuine treatise on economics that instructs and entertains both economists and general readers. Drawing on the seminal volume by the “Austrian School” economist Ludwig von Mises, Human Action, and comparing classical and neoclassical approaches, Choice is a creative, comprehensive, and unusually lucid book on economic science and market processes. The book illuminates free economies as underpinning civilization, the folly of government central planning, the primacy of entrepreneurship and innovation, the nature of money and banking, the causes of the business cycle, the failures of government intervention, and more. As a result, Choice teaches economic principles and exposes economic fallacies, and any reader will learn both the important truths about economics and the crucial value of individual choice, entrepreneurship, and free markets." --
ISBN:
9781598132182
Notas:
Incluye referencias bibliográficas (Pp. 301-305) e índice.

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