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AP Macroeconomics

Book Cover Capitalism And Freedom Milton Friedman

In this classic book, Milton Friedman provides the definitive statement of his immensely influential economic philosophy—one in which competitive capitalism serves as both a device for achieving economic freedom and a necessary condition for political freedom.

The Economic Consequences of the Peace The Economic Consequences Of The Peace John Maynard Keynes

Published in 1919, Keynes's The Economic Consequences of the Peace aroused heated debates throughout Europe; his remarkably prescient conclusions were frequently cited by German leaders during the decades between the wars. Keynes's well-reasoned yet impassioned arguments, peppered with biting portraits of the statesen involved in the peace treaty—including Llyod George, Georges Clemenceau, and Woodrow Wilson—brought him immediate fame.

Book Cover The Fatal Equilibrium Marshall Jevons

Economics professor Henry Spearman investigates the murder of two of the members of the Harvard Promotion and Tenure Committee

 Book Cover Freakonomics Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner

Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? How much do parents really matter? These may not sound like typical questions for an economist to ask. But Steven D. Levitt is not a typical economist. He studies the riddles of everyday life—from cheating and crime to parenting and sports—and reaches conclusions that turn conventional wisdom on its head. 

       
Updated July 2017