|From Textbook to the Real World:
Essays, Opinions, Quotes &
These are the links to my essays on economics:
Fallacies of Logic Commonly Used in Today's Political Arguments
Examples of Modern Partisan Arguments and the Fallacies of Logic that Make the Arguments Irrational
Trickle-Down Economics Does Not Work!
Inequality and Taxes
Use This Approach to Fix the Economy
Are You a Conservative or a Liberal? Take This Test
This Is My Idea for a Workable Economic Plan
Taxing the 'Job Creators': What Is the Truth?
Think you know the basics of economics and how the economy works? Try this short quiz
Oil and Gasoline Prices in the United States: Causes, Consequences, and Policy Implications
U.S. Economic History from 1913: Performance and Policies in One Simplified Table
List of Recessions in United States History
How Big Is Government in the United States?
Which Policies Are Likely to "Fix" the Economy?
Collective bargaining and Free Market Economics
Debate on the U.S. Economy - 2011 Year in Review
52% of the U.S. Congress Engaged in Un-American Activities
Why a School System Should Not Be Run Like a Business
Infrastructure and Economic Recovery
Job Creators, Taxes, and Inequality
Just the Facts
Obama's Economic Record (Video)
The 2009 Economic Stimulus Worked!
What is a Chained-CPI Index?
The Real World Is Like a Game of Monopoly with No Winners
You Heard it Here First: The U.S. Government Does Not Run a Budget Deficit, Ever
Here is something that we can all agree on: The economy sucks!
Free Market Pricing (Basic Economics Explained on One Page in Everyday Language)
Fallacies of Republican Party and Trickle Down Economic Policies
The Invisible Hand
Simple Economics: One Reason the Media Focus Is on the Wrong Talking Points in the Debate over Health Care
Social Structure, Government, and Economics
Discussions about economics, especially in the United States, often involve a discussion of the Founding Fathers,
the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. As a convenience for these
discussions, I have included the full texts of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution and its
amendments, including the Bill of Rights. For many, it would be convenient to bookmark these pages:
The Declaration of Independence
The United States Constitution - Full Text
The Bill of Rights and Other Amendments to the U.S. Constitution
Discussions of the Founding Fathers also often center around religion, and its role in the system of government
that was created with the ratification of the Constitution. These discussions play an important role in today's
political dialogue, as well as proposed laws from politicians and candidates. As an effort to clear up some of the
many misconceptions, I have added a page of quotes on the subject from the Founding Fathers:
Quotes from the Founding Fathers on Religion and Church and State
This page is from a section of the economicsonlinetutor.com website that is designed for
the opinions and personal writings of the site’s creator (that would be me, Jerry Wyant);
this section is entitled “From Textbook to the Real World”. The main section of the website
can be accessed through the home page and contains a “textbook-style” teaching of basic
The “Real World” section is an extension of Facebook pages that I have created:
Feel free to visit these pages on Facebook and like/friend as you see fit.
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under the title
Basic Economics for Students and Non-Students Alike
By Jerry Wyant
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