Books on Basic Economics

“There is no subtler, no surer means of overturning the existing basis of society than to debauch the currency. The process engages all the hidden forces of economic law on the side of destruction, and does it in a manner which not one man in a million is able to diagnose.” John Keynes (The Economic Consequences of the Peace, 1919)

The currency – and its controlling monetary system – matters tremendously.

One book illustrates the subject, as an introduction to economics.

The History of Money
An in-depth coverage of the evolution of the monetary system from Antiquity to modern times.

Four books use these monetary principles in order to explain the problematics of economy.

Inequality and economic policies:
Just Tax the Rich?

Do inequality and polarization of politics have a solution?
Fighting global warming:
Problematic economic implications

How the economy
hampers the fight against global warming.
The Green-Market System
How an add-on to the monetary system could save the day.
For a Tax-Free Green Transition
Can a new system disentangle the green transition from taxation?