Milton Friedman

Milton Friedman

Born: July 31, 1912

Died: November 16, 2006

Nationality: American

Occupation: Economist

Biography: Milton Friedman was an American economist, statistician, and author who taught at the University of Chicago for more than three decades. He was a recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, and is known for his research on consumption analysis, monetary history and theory, and the complexity of stabilization policy.

Source/Notes: Statement made in 1980, as quoted in The Cynic's Lexicon : A Dictionary Of Amoral Advice (1984), by Jonathon Green, p. 77

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Source/Notes: Bright promises, dismal performance: an economist's protest (1983 edition), Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Inc.
Source/Notes: As quoted in: "Conservatives Betrayed: How George W. Bush and other big government Republicans hijacked the conservative cause" (2006) by Richard A Viguerie, p. 46

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