Lucas, Jr., a student of Milton Friedman
's, the 1995 Nobel Prize in economics.
To MILTON FRIEDMAN
, the Nobel Prize winner and most influential economic mind of the 20th century, who died at the age of 94 last month.
At a ceremony celebrating Friedman's achievements, Alan Greenspan said, "There are many Nobel Prize winners in economics, but few have achieved the mythical status of Milton Friedman
." A*Spotlight :Milton Friedman passes away
NEW YORK - Milton Friedman
, a Nobel-prize winning economist widely known for his free-market economic theory and his great influence over the economic policies of the United States and other countries, died Thursday at 94, the Milton and Rose D.
deserved a Nobel Prize in economics just for saying, "There is no such thing as a free lunch." So much real-world economic understanding is packed into that single sentence that it's difficult to believe the man who first said it died just last Thursday at age 94.
Leading British politicians have paid tribute to the influential free-market economist Milton Friedman
who died yesterday at the age of 94.
In 1955 Milton Friedman
wrote 'The Role of Government in Education', little knowing his essay would promote and begin the modern 'school choice' movement.
When asked for a response to Mishkin's arrival, one Bush advisor laughed, suggesting that in a group conversation the new, incoming Fed Board member referred to himself as "the world's preeminent monetary expert." Said the Bush advisor: "I think he forgot that Milton Friedman
is still alive and ticking and apparently doing quite well."
Thinking people on all sides of the political spectrum, from Dennis Kucinich on the left to Milton Friedman
on the right, agree that our present marijuana laws make no sense.
Alternatively, I'd spend time with Milton Friedman
, to explore the relationship of capitalism and personal freedom.
Nobel laureate economist Milton Friedman
, for one, passionately argues that the sole aim of business is to make profits.