Hoover celebrates the hundredth anniversary of Milton Friedman’s birth

Tuesday, July 31, 2012, marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Hoover fellow Milton Friedman, a renowned American economist. Click the following link to see a new Hoover project showcasing the works of Milton and Rose Friedman http://www.uncommoncouple.org
Friedman was a senior research fellow at the Hoover Institution from 1977 to 2006. He died on November 16, 2006. He received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his research on monetary economics and consumption analysis; he also wrote extensively on public policy, always with an emphasis on the preservation and extension of individual freedom. His most important books in this field are (with Rose D. Friedman) Capitalism and Freedom (University of Chicago Press, 1962); (with Rose D. Friedman) Free to Choose (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1980), which complements a ten-part television series of the same name shown on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) network in early 1980; and (with Rose D. Friedman) Tyranny of the Status Quo (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1984), which complements a three-part television series of the same name, shown on PBS in early 1984.

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