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His most recent book--"Principles of Economics"--is the most talked about economics text of our time and will likely teach the next generations of undergrads the laws of supply and demand. We're sure his columns for "Fortune" will be as informative and elegant.
Discussing the problems arising from a mixed economy, Principles of Economic Planning argues for a system of controls that combine and encourage the best features of laissez faire and state planning. Chapters covering the following are included: * Money * Investment * Foreign Trade * Mobility * The Social Control of Business * Nationalization Appendices on economic union and planning in developing countries are also included.
Alfred Marshall, Principles of Economics (1890) – Founder of Modern (Neo-classical) Economics. His book Principles of Economics was the dominant textbook in economics for a long time and it is considered to be his seminal work.
Introduction to economics for complete beginners