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"Friedman Friday" FREE TO CHOOSE "Who protects the consumer?" Video and Transcript Part 6 of 7 "There is a role for government in pollution"

In 1980 I read the book FREE TO CHOOSE by Milton Friedman and it really enlightened me a tremendous amount.  I suggest checking out these episodes and transcripts of Milton Friedman’s film series FREE TO CHOOSE: 3,453 more words

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Celebrating Friedman and Hetzel

Today Milton Friedman would have turned 102 years. Happy birthday Uncle Milty!

I have over the last couple of years done numerous posts celebrating Milton Friedman so this post will not be long. 476 more words

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Milton Friedman's Critique of Mathematical Economics

H/T Gavin Kennedy at Adam Smith’s Lost Legacy

“I am appalled … by the extent to which there has been a tendency for economics to become a purely abstract branch of mathematics, no longer to be a political economy concerned with the facts of the real world but an intellectual exercise” (Milton Friedman 1985).

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