Economics: What Went Wrong and Why and Some Things To Do About It

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Economics: What Went Wrong and Why and Some Things To Do About It

By George P. Brockway
Bessie/Harper, 1985
224 pp. $18.50
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What begins as a witty excursion through the history of economic thought turns into a not very convincing case for import protection and the use of price controls to stem inflation. On the way, there are interesting suggestions for vesting the ownership of corporations in those who currently operate them and a broader so-called Labor Theory of Right (since it is "only by labor that we produce goods and come to possess them").