Human Action: A Treatise on Economics

@inproceedings{Mises1949HumanAA,
  title={Human Action: A Treatise on Economics},
  author={Ludwig Heinrich von Mises},
  year={1949}
}
  • L. Mises
  • Published 1949
  • Economics, Political Science
4 books in slipcase. Mises attributes the tremendous technological progress and the consequent increase in wealth and general welfare in the last two centuries to the introduction of liberal government policies based on free-market economic teachings, creating an economic and political environment which permits individuals to pursue their respective goals in freedom and peace. Mises also explains the futility and counter-productiveness of government attempts to regulate, control, and equalise… 

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