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Economics: Work and Prosperity in Christian Perspective

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America's market economy—a heritage to cherish and the key to tomorrow's prosperity—is the unifying theme of Economics: Work and Prosperity.  Contrasting the free enterprise system to the system that kills the goose that laid the golden eggs, the author takes the cheerful view that the market economy can continue to produce abundantly for years if people will learn to unde ...more
Paperback, 398 pages
Published January 1st 1989 by ISI Books
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Sarah Grace
That was soooo boring. XD My brain is NOT cut out for this type of information, lol!
Nathan Jensen
Dec 03, 2017 rated it really liked it
Great course, I really feel like I have a firm understanding of the basics of Economics. I love how the book is open to more than just Free Market economies and shows the benefits (and downfalls) of command economies. Also, I recommend my teacher, but I won't disclose his name. LOL
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Apr 29, 2011 rated it really liked it
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This was one of my highschool textbooks and was what first got me interested in economics. Lays a good foundation in the basic concepts of economics.
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May 24, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This is an interesting look at economics from a christian perspective.
Matthew
Feb 16, 2008 rated it it was amazing
this is Adam Smiths Wealth of Nations simplified, then add global market economics, then add modernization. it is the best book for economics that i have ever read,
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Jan 21, 2014 rated it really liked it
It's a textbook, so it's dry. Other than that though, I liked it.
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