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George Reisman

Dr. George Reisman earned his PhD in Economics at New York University under the direction of Ludwig von Mises. He is the author of Capitalism: A Treatise on Economics. He has contributed articles to academic journals such as The Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics, The Journal of Libertarian Studies, and The American Journal of Economics and Sociology. He has also contributed articles to publications such as The Orange County Register, Barrons, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Daily News, The Buffalo News and The Free Radical.

Dr. Reisman is Pepperdine University Professor Emeritus of Economics and serves as the President of The Jefferson School of Philosophy, Economics and Psychology . You can reach him at greisman@pepperdine.edu. Read his book Capitalism in pdf format at The Jefferson School's wesbite and his news commentaries on his blog.

Reisman's recommended, Mises University 2006

Further readings related to the Mises University 2006:

Recommended Readings

Charles Holt Carroll, Organization of Debt into Currency. Edited with an Introduction by Edward C. Simmons. New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1964. This is a brilliant series of essays written between 1855 and 1879 showing how a fractional reserve monetary system causes depressions. Argues forcefully for a 100-percent-reserve gold standard throughout.

Carl Menger, Principles of Economics. Glencoe, Illinois: The Free Press, 1950; reprint ed., Grove City, Pennsylvania: Libertarian Press, 1994. See pp. 257-271.

Ludwig von Mises, Human Action, 4th ed. rev. San Francisco: Fox & Wilkes, 1996. See especially Chapters X-XIII, XVII-XX, XXXI.

---, Planning For Freedom, 4th ed. enl. Grove City, Pennsylvania: Libertarian Press, 1980. See especially Chapters IV-VI, X, XIV.

---, The Theory of Money and Credit. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1953; reprint ed., Irvington-on-Hudson, New York: Foundation for Economic Education, 1971; reprint ed., Indianapolis: Liberty Classics, The Liberty Fund, 1981.

George Reisman, Capitalism: A Treatise on Economics. Ottawa, Illinois: Jameson Books, 1996. See especially pp. 141-144 and Chapters 12, 13, and 19.

Murray Rothbard, Man, Economy, and State: A Treatise on Economic Principles, 2nd ed. enl., Scholar's Edition, Auburn, Alabama: Ludwig von Mises Institute, 2004. See especially Chapters 3 and 11.

---, What Has Government Done to Our Money? Novato, California: Libertarian Publishers, 1978; reprint ed., Auburn, Alabama: Ludwig von Mises Institute, 1990.

Hans Sennholz, Age of Inflation. Belmont, Massachusetts, 1979; reprint Grove City, Pennsylvania, Libertarian Press.

Jesús Huerta de Soto, Money, Bank Credit, and Economic Cycles.Auburn, Alabama: Ludwig von Mises Institute, 2006.

Andrew Dickson White, Fiat Money Inflation in France. Edited by Henry Hazlitt. Irvington-On-Hudson, New York: Foundation for Economic Education, 1959.