Reading List
Source Bill Lear
Date 02/06/23/13:27

On Saturday, June 22, 2002 at 12:10:15 (-0400) Max B. Sawicky writes:
>A reader of my web site asks for a list of suggested
>books on economics for the lay person. I'd like to
>post such a list and hereby ask for nominees. ...

Economics broadly considered, I certainly hope:

John Kenneth Galbraith, *Money: Whence It Came, Where It Went*

Steve Keen, *Debunking Economics: The Naked Emperor of the Social

Yanis Varoufakis, *Foundations of Economics: A Beginner's Companion*

Michael Perelman, *The Natural Instability of Markets: Expectations,
Increasing Returns, and the Collapse of Capitalism*

Shlomo Avineri, *The Social & Political Thought of Karl Marx*

Richard B. DuBoff, *Accumulation and Power: An Economic History of the
United States*

Douglas Dowd, *U.S. Capitalist Development Since 1776: Of, By, and For
Which People?*

Jeremy Brecher, *Strike!*

Doug Henwood, *Wall Street*

Noam Chomsky, *Profit Over People: Neoliberalism and Global Order*

Patricia Cayo Sexton, *The War on Labor and the Left: Understanding
America's Unique Conservatism*

Ellen Meiksins Wood, *Democracy Against Capitalism: Renewing
Historical Materialism*

Karl Polanyi, *The Great Transformation: The Political and Economic
Origins of Our Time*

David F. Noble, *America By Design: Science, Technology, and the Rise
of Corporate Capitalism*

David F. Noble, *Forces of Production: A Social History of Industrial

Richard H. Thaler, *The Winner's Curse: Paradoxes and Anomalies of
Economic Life*

Thomas Ferguson, *Golden Rule: The Investment Theory of Party
Competition and the Logic of Money-Driven Political Systems*

Thomas Ferguson and Joel Rogers, Eds, *The Political Economy: Readings
in the Politics and Economics of American Public Policy*

Ching-Yao Hsieh and Meng-Hua Ye, *Economics, Philosophy, and Physics*

Robin M. Hogarth and Melvin W. Reder, Eds, *Rational Choice: The
Contrast between Economics and Psychology*

William Lazonick, *Business Organization and the Myth of the Market

Philip Mirowski, *More Heat than Light: Economics as Social Physics,
Physics as Nature's Economics*

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