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Political Economics-Web Readings

Henry Hazlitt
Henry Hazlitt, Economist (1894-1993). Hazlitt was a great economist but was best known for his book Economics in One Lesson. Click below for the first two chapters of this important book.
Economics in One Lesson Chapter 1 begins on page 10.

Leonard Read
Leonard Read, Economist (1898-1983). Read was the founder and first president of The Foundation for Economic Education. Click below to read his famous article "I, Pencil."
I, Pencil

Walter E. Williams
Property Rights

David Ricardo
David Ricardo (1772-1823) was an economist and a phenomenally successful stockbroker. At age 42 he was able to retire and concentrate his efforts on economic theory. He is best known for his theory of comparative advantage. Click below to read about comparative advantage.
Ricardo’s Theory of Comparative Advantage

Daniel Klein
Daniel Klein is professor of economics at George Mason University.
Rinkonomics: A Window on Spontaneous Order

Friedrich A. Hayek
Road to Serfdom in Cartoons -- Read Hayek's famous book in cartoon format.

Porker of the Month
Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) is a private, non-partisan, non-profit organization. It's mission is to eliminate waste, mismanagement, and inefficiency in the federal government.
Porker of the Month