Books on Basic Economics

“There is no subtler, no surer means of overturning the existing basis of society than to debauch the currency. The process engages all the hidden forces of economic law on the side of destruction, and does it in a manner which not one man in a million is able to diagnose.” John Keynes (The Economic Consequences of the Peace, 1919)

The currency – and its controlling monetary system – matters tremendously.

One book illustrates the subject, as an introduction to economics.

The History of Money
A comprehensive analysis of the development of the monetary system from ancient times to the present.

Four books apply these monetary principles to analyze economic challenges.

Inequality and economic policies:
Just Tax the Rich?

Are there viable solutions to address inequality?
Fighting global warming:
Problematic economic implications

How economic factors impede efforts to combat global warming.
The Green-Market System
How an enhancement to the monetary system could be a game-changer.
For a Tax-Free Green Transition
Is it possible for a new system to decouple the green transition from taxation?