W. A. Paton (1889-1901) was Professor Emeritus of Accounting and Economics, University of Michigan. He was author (or co-author) of a score of books and many articles, largely in the field of accounting.
Compulsory sharing is not the way to widespread economic prosperity.
Concerning the basics of an introductory course in economics.
Concerning the economic importance of personal services and the pricing of them.
Unless production can be increased through saving and investment, there's little future in it.
A careful review of the economic folly rampant today and some of the contributing factors, with a view toward correction.
Concerning the nature of competition and the fallacies and misunderstandings that gathered around it.
An expert recurs to basic principles for light on some of today's complex problems.
A preview of the prospects should we be governed entirely by the collectors of garbage.
The first to withdraw unless conditions improve is not necessarily foretold by the firm's balance sheet.
Have Americans so softened, in their affluence, that they can no longer negotiate the free man's path to progress?
When demand is the only consideration, regardless of supply.
A perceptive presentation of the case for efficiency and equity in personal performance.
Variations in nature and in the nature of man point to the blessings of diversity.
And in the same let's-be-practical vein, America's master accountant and economist, W. A. Paton, calls for a careful balancing of the cultural and the vocational.
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