Textbook Cartels

It’s not as if profits for the textbook industry were very high for individual authors, as if this were true more firms would enter into the industry, but that is not the case. (Boudreaux & Meiners, 2010) “[Any] student today could point to at least one area in which the price tag is clear and … Continue reading Textbook Cartels

Mathematic Resources, Journals, & Trade Magazines

Resources Introductory Texts Open Textbook Library by Center for Open Education and a growing network of higher education institutions Cambridge Mathematics Reading List by Cambridge University A Mathematicians Lament by Paul Lockhart Haeussler, E., Paul, R., & Wood, R. (2008). Introductory mathematical analysis: for business economics, and the life and social sciences. (12th ed.). United … Continue reading Mathematic Resources, Journals, & Trade Magazines

Mandarin Chinese Resources, Journals, & Trade Magazines

Resources Dictionaries Pleco by Michael Love Hanping Chinese Dictionary by EmberMitre Ltd. Line Dict Nciku by Collins Tatoeba by Tatoeba project community   Courses Basic Mandarin Chinese Course by edX   Podcasts ChinesePod by Fiona Tian, Gwilym James & Constance Fang Melnyks Chinese by Serge Melnyk   Apps Anki by Damien Elmes, here is the AnkiApp Memerise … Continue reading Mandarin Chinese Resources, Journals, & Trade Magazines

Philosophy, Ethics, & Theology Resources, Journals, & Trade Magazines

Resources Introductory Texts Differing World Views in Higher Education by Walter Block The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism by Robert Murphy How Do We Know by Leonard Read Seeds of Progress by Leonard Read Who’s Listening by Leonard Read Elements of Libertarian Leadership by Leonard Read Students of Liberty by Leonard Read   Books The … Continue reading Philosophy, Ethics, & Theology Resources, Journals, & Trade Magazines

Economic Resources, Journals, & Trade Magazines

Resources Online Databases Mises Institute Book Library Foundation for Economic Education Resources Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Research   Introductory Economic Texts Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt Lessons for the Young Economist by Robert P. Murphy Principles of Economics 7th edition by Gregory Mankiw, see Quizlet quizzes & flashcards The Failure of the … Continue reading Economic Resources, Journals, & Trade Magazines

Grants & Scholarships

Grants EERC Research Grant Competition Deadline: April 12 Award Amount: Maximum $12,000 Meant to support policy-relevant research projects that fall into one of five economics categories. National Science Foundation Economics Grants Deadline: August 18, January 18 Award Amount: Varies Requests grant proposals from researchers who want to improve the understanding of the processes and institutions … Continue reading Grants & Scholarships