Economics

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America's Great Depression Murray N. Rothbard This book applies Austrian business cycle theory to understanding the onset of the 1929 Great Depression. Rothbard first summarizes the Austrian theory and offers a criticism of competing theories, including the views of Keynes. View
Anything That's Peaceful: The Case for the Free Market Leonard E. Read Leonard Read was a great spokesman for liberty, and an excellent teacher in the second half of the 20th century. Everyone agrees that this is his most inspired collection. It includes the essay later called "I, Pencil," which is a masterful description of the workings of the division of labor. His constant theme was that it takes human cooperation across the globe under conditions of liberty to produce even the most seemingly simple object. We dare not take it for granted. View
For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto Murray N Rothbard In For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto, Rothbard proposes a once-and-for-all escape from the two major political parties, the ideologies they embrace, and their central plans for using state power against people. Libertarianism is Rothbard's radical alternative that says state power is unworkable and immoral and ought to be curbed and finally abolished. View
Human Action Ludwig von Mises The masterpiece first appeared in German in 1940 and then disappeared, only to reappear in English in 1949. It was a sensation, the largest and most scientific defense of human freedom ever published. View
Man, Economy, and State, with Power and Market Murray Rothbard View
Socialism: An Economic and Sociological Analysis Ludwig von Mises View
Study Guide to The Theory of Money and Credit Robert Murphy Consider the timing of this wonderful study guide to the best book ever written on money and credit. The book itself was written 100 years ago. The world economy is in the throes of another financial and debt crisis. Keynesianism has completely failed. Fiat money has too. Above it all stands Mises's masterwork, laying out the whole correct theory of money: it should be sound, solid, and market controlled. View
The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality Ludwig von Mises View
The Economics and Ethics of Private Property Hans-Hermann Hoppe Hans-Hermann Hoppe has devoted his life's work to the economics and ethics of private property. This book collects some of Hoppe's most important essays on this topic. View
The Theory of Money and Credit Ludwig von Mises View