Milton Friedman Has Died

16 November 2006 at 2:00 pm 1 comment

| Nicolai Foss |

Under the heading Requiescat in Pace, Economist.Com briefly and concisely notes:

MILTON FRIEDMAN has died.  An economics giant, he not only revolutionised monetary theory, but singlehandedly did more than almost any economist in history to advance the cause of free markets.  He was not merely an accomplished economist, but an accomplished popular writer; his Newsweek columns remain gems of clarity and brilliance decades later.  We will not soon see his like again.

Peter and I both expect to blog on Friedman and his contributions in the near future.

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  • 1. Roughtheory.org » Reflections on Friedman  |  17 November 2006 at 12:36 am

    […] I’ve just been reading the reactions to Milton Friedman’s death yesterday, at the age of 94. Although I would never consider myself an expert on his work, I have taught Friedman’s works often, and have been intending to write on him more extensively, in the context of reflecting more generally on liberal and libertarian philosophy. For the moment, I’ll just re-post the observation from Levitt and Dubner’s […]

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