Milton Friedman Dead at 94
A sad day.
"SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Milton Friedman, the free market economist and winner of a 1976 Nobel Prize, has died, a spokeswoman for his family said on Thursday.
Friedman, who preached free enterprise in the face of government regulation and advocated a monetary policy that called for steady growth in money supplies, was 94."
Be sure to check out these two recent interviews w/ Milton Friedman, by Dr. Russ Roberts.
EconTalk, Friedman on Capitalism and Freedom: "Russ Roberts talks to Milton Friedman about the radical ideas he put forward almost 50 years ago in Capitalism and Freedom. Listen to the most influential economist of the past 50 years discuss the principles of liberty, social responsibility of business, the inertia behind bad legislation and his career as economist and public intellectual."
EconTalk, Milton Friedman on Money: "Russ Roberts talks with Milton Friedman about his research and views on inflation, the Federal Reserve, Alan Greenspan and Ben Bernanke, and what the future holds."
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