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Henry Hazlitt

Henry Hazlitt
Henry Hazlitt
Henry Hazlitt (1894-1993) was the great economic journalist of the 20th century. He is the author of Economics in One Lesson among 20 other books. See his complete bibliography. He was chief editorial writer for the New York Times, and wrote weekly for Newsweek. He served in an editorial capacity at The Freeman and was a founding board member of the Foundation for Economic Education. FEE was named in his will as his literary executor. FEE sponsored the creation of a complete archive of his papers, letters, and works. 

Henry Hazlitt's Articles and Posts

What You Should Know About Inflation Books
What You Should Know About Inflation

Inflation is the increase in the volume of money and bank credit in relation to the volume of goods. It is always and universally harmful to economic life. 

My Life and Conclusions Books
My Life and Conclusions

This document by Henry Hazlitt provides keen insight into this amazing, erudite, and humane man who wrote what is perhaps the best-selling economics book of the 20th century.

The Complete Bibliography of Henry Hazlitt Books
The Complete Bibliography of Henry Hazlitt
#28 – “Government Spending Brings Jobs and Prosperity” The Freeman
#28 – “Government Spending Brings Jobs and Prosperity”

The broken-window fallacy reminds us to consider the future as well as the present.

Can Unions Really Raise Wages? The Freeman
Can Unions Really Raise Wages?

A peaceful strike is possible, legitimate, and potentially useful. But the moment workers have to use intimidation or violence to enforce their demands, their case becomes questionable.

Economics in One Lesson (full text) Books
Economics in One Lesson (full text)

"No other modern book from which the intelligent layman can learn so much about the basic truths of economics in so short a time." ~ F.A. Hayek

Economics in One Lesson, by Henry Hazlitt (PDF and full text) Media
Economics in One Lesson, by Henry Hazlitt (PDF and full text)

This primer on economic principles brilliantly analyzes the seen and unseen consequences of political and economic actions. In the words of F.A. Hayek, there is "no other modern book from which the intelligent layman can learn so much about the basic truths of economics in so short a time."

Economics in One Lesson (Abridged Audiobook) Media
Economics in One Lesson (Abridged Audiobook)
The Case for Capitalism The Freeman
The Case for Capitalism
The Early History of FEE The Freeman
The Early History of FEE
The Function of <i>The Freeman</i> The Freeman
The Function of <i>The Freeman</i>
The Mont Pelerin Society The Freeman
The Mont Pelerin Society
All Poorer After the War The Freeman
All Poorer After the War
The Legacy of Marx The Freeman
The Legacy of Marx
Private Enterprise Regained The Freeman
Private Enterprise Regained
Understanding &quot;Austrian&quot; Economics, Part 2 The Freeman
Understanding &quot;Austrian&quot; Economics, Part 2
Understanding Austrian Economics, Part 1 The Freeman
Understanding Austrian Economics, Part 1
The Failure of the New Economics The Freeman
The Failure of the New Economics
Perspective: Our Continuing Duty The Freeman
Perspective: Our Continuing Duty
Is Politics Insoluble? The Freeman
Is Politics Insoluble?
The Legacy of Karl Marx The Freeman
The Legacy of Karl Marx
The Limitations of Profit-Sharing The Freeman
The Limitations of Profit-Sharing
The ABC of a Market Economy The Freeman
The ABC of a Market Economy
Economic Forecasting: How Good Is It? The Freeman
Economic Forecasting: How Good Is It?
How Obscene Are Profits? The Freeman
How Obscene Are Profits?

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