Adam Smith’s Recommendations

Adam Smith’s Recommendations

By Nadia Weiner, Director, Adam Smith Club, Sydney, Australia Although Adam Smith is often quoted, the so-called “Father of Economics” has rarely been read, either by his detractors or his admirers. Consequently he is often misunderstood. Smith, who made...

The Corruption of Economics

Mason Gaffney, Professor of Economics, University of California, Riverside The following is the introduction to Professor Gaffney’s paper Neo-classical Economics as a Stratagem against Henry George, 5 July 1994. This paper formed the basis of a book: The...

A Georgist Eye for a Neo-Classical Guy

By Fred E. Foldvary Fred received his B.A. in economics from the University of California at Berkeley, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University. He has taught economics at the Latvian University of Agriculture, Virginia Tech, John F. Kennedy...

Geonomics: A Summary for Newcomers

Karl Williams, former President, Prosper Australia Inc. 200 Word Overview Geonomics (‘law of the Earth’) represents a completely different way of looking at The Earth. Starting from the self-evident (but ignored!) principle that The Earth (land and natural...

Letter to Gorbachev

November 7, 1990 Four of the West’s top economists – Nobel prize-winners Franco Modigliani, James Tobin, Robert Solow and William Vickery – were among the signatories to an open letter to Mikhail Gorbachev in 1990. The economists urged the Soviet President to retain...