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Concise Encyclopedia of Economics

This highly acclaimed economics encyclopedia features easy-to-read articles by over 150 top economists, including Nobel Prize winners, over 80 biographies of famous economists, and numerous tables and charts illustrating economics in action. Explore some of the most popular articles, including Keynesian Economics, Marxism, Industrial Revolution and the Standard of Living, and Hoover’s Economic Policies.

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EconLog Moderated Blog

Our daily blog posts educate and entice readers to learn more about economics topics in relationship to such subjects as politics and finance, recent films and cultural observations, and history and literature.

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EconTalk Podcast

Hosted by Russ Roberts, this weekly talk show features one-on-one discussions with an eclectic mix of authors, professors, Nobel Laureates, entrepreneurs, leaders of charities and businesses, and people on the street.

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Articles & Book Reviews

Our collection of articles written by renowned professors, researchers, and journalists covers basic economic concepts and illustrates how they apply to daily life. Experts also publish insightful book reviews of both new and classic economics titles.

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