Saturday, 8 March 2014

Economics Reading List - Part 1

Have read these in the past to varying extents but am reading through again to refresh my memory. Some very interesting reads.

Title: Wealth of Nations (Wordsworth Classics of World Literature)
Author: Adam Smith
Pages: 1008 pages
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions Ltd.; Classic World Literature edition (5 July 2012)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1840226889
ISBN-13: 978-1840226881
Notes: This is the full five books (most versions of this are either abridged or only contain the first 3 books)

Title: The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money by John Maynard Keynes AND Essays In Persuasion
Author: John Maynard Keynes
Pages: 542 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (11 Aug 2009)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 144867302X
ISBN-13: 978-1448673025
Notes: This has the primary text and John Maynard Keynes' Essays in Persuasion in the one book

Title: The Affluent Society: Updated with a New Introduction by the Author
Author: John Kenneth Galbraith
Pages: 288 pages
Publisher: Penguin; 5th Revised edition edition (5 Aug 1999)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0140285199
ISBN-13: 978-0140285192
Notes: Galbraith has an amusing way of putting things in this book.

Title: Money : whence it came, where it went
Author: John Kenneth Galbraith
Pages: 335 pages
Publisher: Bantam (1976)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0553026887
ISBN-13: 978-0553026887
Notes: Very interesting to understand the history of money.