Keyword: Nobel Laureate


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Rent Control - a Popular Paradox: Evidence on the Economic Effects of Rent Control

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., The Fraser Institute: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 34501256

ISBN: 0889750009

Condition: Good

0889750009 212 pages. Essays on the economics of housing in Canada and on the effects of rent control in the United States, the United Kingdom, Austria, France and Sweden. "If this account seems to boil down to a catalogue of iniquities to be laid at the door of rent control, that is no mere coincidence, but inevitable..." - Professor F.A. Hayek, Nobel Laureate. Minor lean to spine. Average wear. Few markings to contents. Binding aging but remains intact. View more info

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Market Education: The Unknown History (Studies in Social Philosophy and Policy)

By: Coulson, Andrew J.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Transaction Publishers: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 622H0513

ISBN: 1560004088

Condition: Very Good

1560004088 470 pages. Index. Footnotes. "Ranges from ancient Greece and Rome to modern America and Japan to document his conclusion that parental choice in a private educational market is a far more effective system for educating children than government-run schools." - Milton Friedman, Nobel Laureate in Economics. Clean and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A high-quality copy. View more info

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Free to Choose: A Personal Statement

By: Friedman, Milton & Rose [Signed]

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: USA, Mariner Books: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 169H4159

ISBN: 0156334607

Condition: Good

0156334607 Signed by both Milton and Rose Friedman and briefly inscribed (For Bob) upon half-title page. Reprint of the 1980 first edition with a new Introduction by the authors. "In this classic about economics, freedom, and the relationship between the two, Nobel laureate and presidential advisor Milton Friedman and his wife Rose explain how our freedom has been eroded and our prosperity undermined through the explosion of laws, regulations, agencies, and spending in Washington, and how good intentions often produce deplorable results when government is the middleman. The Friedmans also p... View more info

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Money Mischief: Episodes in Monetary History

By: Friedman, Milton [Signed]

Price: $1,950.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1992

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 169H4109

ISBN: 0151620423

Condition: Very Good

0151620423 Signed, without inscription, by Milton Friedman upon half-title. 274 pages. References. "Discusses the creation of value: from stones to feathers to gold. Outlines the central role of monetary theory and shows how it can act to ignite or deepen inflation, as one instance. Explains, in layman's English, what the present monetary system in the United States - a system without historical precedent - means for your paycheck and savings book as well as for the global economy." - dust jacket. Milton Friedman [1912-2006] won the Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences in 1976. Clean and ... View more info

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Entnationalisierung des Geldes: E. Analyse d. Theorie u. Praxis konkurrierender Umlaufsmittel (Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche und wirtschaftrechtliche Untersuchungen) (German Edition)

By: Hayek, Friedrich A. von

Price: $5,500.00

Publisher: Germany, Mohr: 1977

Edition: First German Edition

Seller ID: 429H2943

ISBN: 3163402720

Condition: Fine

3163402720 Signed and inscribed by Nobel laureate Hayek to prominent German legal scholar E.W. (Ernst-Wolfgang) Bockenforde atop front free endpaper. XIII, [1], 136, [1 ad] pages. Text in German. Argues government monopolization of the printing and circulation of money leads to its excessive creation, thus inflation. Proposes private businesses be allowed to issue their own currency. Perhaps Satoshi Nakamoto was spurred, in part, by this work to introduce Bitcoin to the world. It is intriguing to contemplate what Dr. Hayek would think of cryptocurrencies. Clean, bright and unmarked with... View more info

Monetary Nationalism and International Stability (Reprints of economic classics)

By: Hayek, Friedrich A. Von

Price: $295.00

Publisher: New York, Augustus m Kelley Pubs: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 313G1380

ISBN: 0678000476

Condition: Good

0678000476 94 pages. Contains five talks entitled: National Monetary Systems; The Function of International Flows of Money; Independent Currencies; International Capital Movements; The Problems of a Really International Standard. "... Discusses the general ideas mainly responsible for the rise of Monetary Nationalism and to which it is mainly due that policies and practices which not long ago would have been frowned upon by all responsible financial experts, are now generally employed throughout the world." - from Preface. Usual library markings. Few light pencil markings to conten... View more info

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Theory of Games and Economic Behavior

By: von Neumann, John; Morgenstern, Oskar

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1955

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 169H4034

Condition: Fair

xx, 641 pages. Subject index. Reprint of the 1953 third edition. "Posterity may regard this book as one of the major scientific achievements of the first half of the twentieth century." - American Mathematical Society Bulletin. "The appearance of a book of this calibre is indeed a rare event." - American Economic Review. "I have sometimes wondered whether a brain like von Neumann's does not indicate a species superior to that of man." - Nobel Laureate Hans Bethe. Former library copy with usual markings. Front hinge starting. Binding intact. Please note: Very he... View more info

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The Quantum Theory of Fields (Volume 1)

By: Weinberg, Steven

Price: $159.95

Publisher: West Nyack, New York, U.S.A., Cambridge University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 613C8861

ISBN: 0521550017

Condition: Fine

0521550017 609 pages. Index. "Nobel Laureate Steven Weinberg combines his exceptional physical insight with his gift for clear exposition to provide a self-contained, comprehensive, and up-to-date introduction to quantum field theory." - from dust jacket. Small address label atop front free endpaper, otherwise clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. A superior copy. View more info