Re: [OPE] Question about books that are sound introductions to economics

Date: Tue Sep 07 2010 - 10:04:52 EDT

> I would recommend Janos Kornai, "The Socialist System". And Alec Nove, "An
> Economic History of the USSR".

Those are well worth reading, Jurriaan (in fact, I've assigned the Nove book
before in a class I teach on comparative economic systems) but they are not
exactly books that are 'sound introductions to economics'.
I also think, Roy, that there are a few sound - and more contemporary -
introductions to economics than Adam Smith's _Wealth of
In solidarity, Jerry
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