Monday, May 14, 2007

David Laidler on Milton Friedman

Here is the abstract:

Milton Friedman is rivaled only by John Maynard Keynes as the most influentialpolitical economists of the 20th Century. His approach was that of a classical liberal, rather thana conservative, though this put him on the political right in the United States.

Friedman’s work demands to be evaluated all of a piece, but his outstandingly important technical contributions toeconomics influenced the development of the discipline in ways that extended far beyond thepurview of any particular political agenda.

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