Freshman Seminar Econ Books

Greg Mankiw has a list and Arnold Kling has a list and now Greg Ransom has a list.

What would yours be?

Here’s mine -

  1. Wealth of Nations & Theory of Moral Sentiments – Adam Smith
  2. Principle of Political Economy and Taxation – David Ricardo
  3. The Constitution of Liberty – FA Hayek
  4. General Theory – JM Keynes
  5. Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy – Joseph Schumpeter
  6. Principles of Economics – Greg Mankiw
  7. Growing Artificial Societies – Axtell & Epstein
  8. Human Action – Ludwig von Mises
  9. Principles of Economics – Carl Menger
  10. Monetary History of the United States – Milton Friedman

*disclaimer – I haven’t read all of these yet, but they’re on the lineup.


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