Posts by John Benton

Preface to Part I

Why not begin with facts and data? As it happens, that approach provides a way through wherein one can discover key functions and relations by which to understand any economy and any economic event.

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1. Early Economics

“Early Economics” is on the beginnings of economies. The setting is pre-history but the structure revealed is part of all economies, ancient and modern.

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2. Two Kinds of Work

“Two Kinds of Work” goes further and describes two kinds of work and two corresponding kinds of goods and services in any economy.

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3.1 – 3.2 Modern Economics

“Modern Economics” provides an ultra-brief glimpse of two kinds of supply and demand and financial structures in modern exchange economies.

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5.3 Future Economics

“Future economics” considers how we might gradually and efficiently implement new thinking and new practices in cultures and economies around the world.

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Preface to Part II

“Elements of Economics’ New Standard Model” provides more examples and expands introductory discussion into numerous contemporary contexts.

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