What Everyone Should Know About Economics and Prosperity


James D. Gwartney and Richard L. Stroup
Adapted for Canadian readers by Michael A. Walker
The Fraser Institute, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


Additional books by Gwartney and Stroup
About the authors

Part I: Ten Key Elements of Economics

Part II: Seven Major Sources of Economic Progress

Part III: Economic Progress and the Role of Government

Concluding Thoughts

Copyright (c) 1995 by The Fraser Institute. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any information storage or retrieval system, without permission in writing from the authors.

(c) 1993 James D. Gwartney and Richard L. Stroup. Published by The Fraser Institute in co-operation with the James Madison Institute, 1993. Nothing written herein should be construed as necessarily reflecting the views of the publishers or as an attempt to aid or hinder the passage of any legislation. All rights reserved.

The authors of this book have worked independently and opinions expresed by them, therefore, are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the members or the trustees of The Fraser Institute.