Milton Friedman (1912-2006)

New School: HET
Nobel Prize 1976

Why Money Matters, By MILTON FRIEDMAN, The Wall Street Journal, November 17, 2006 (posthumous)
Milton Friedman: In His Own Words, The Wall Street Journal, November 16, 2006

Interviews

Interview, The Region, June 1992.
My Biggest Mistake: Milton Friedman by Michael M. Weinstein, The New York Times, July 4, 1999.
Rose and Milton Friedman: The Romance of Economics (interview), By TUNKU VARADARAJAN, The Wall Street Journal, July 22, 2006
Targeting the Quantity of Money........"has not been a success" (interview), By Simon London, The Financial Times, Monday, June 09, 2003
Q&A: Friedman in Nobel Survey (interview), The Wall Street Journal, November 19, 2006

Monetarism

Monetarism: essay at THE HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT WEBSITE
The Triumph of Monetarism? by J. Bradford DeLong
What Remains of Monetarism? by R.W. HAFER Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta ECONOMIC REVIEW Fourth Quarter 2001
Meltzer, Allan H., "Monetarism". The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics. Library of Economics and Liberty. Retrieved April 10, 2004 from the World Wide Web: http://www.econlib.org/library/Enc/Monetarism.html 
So now Friedman says he was wrong, William Keegan, The Observer (London), Sunday June 22, 2003
How a Friedman Theory Works In Europe: Some Central Banks Target Money-Supply Growth, By JOELLEN PERRY, The Wall Street Journal, November 20, 2006

Tributes

Schwartz on Friedman, The Region, September 1998. [A review of Two Lucky People by Milton and Rose Friedman, by Anna Schwartz, a key collaborator of Friedman.]
Happy Birthday, Milton Friedman, by Gary S. Becker, BusinessWeek, JULY 1, 2002. On the occasion of Milton Friedman's 90th birthday
MILTON FRIEDMAN: BEING RIGHT IS THE BEST REVENGE, By Robert J. Barro, BusinessWeek, July 13, 1998
Rethinking Milton Friedman, By VIRGINIA POSTREL, The New York Times, November 6, 2003
On Milton Friedman's Birthday, We Get the Present: Him, By BEN STEIN, The New York Times, December 4, 2005

Obituaries and Assessments After Milton Friedman's Death on November 16, 2006

Milton Friedman, 94, Free-Market Theorist, Dies, By HOLCOMB B. NOBLE, The New York Times, November 17, 2006
Milton Friedman, economist, dies aged 94, By Samuel Brittan, The Financial Times,  November 16 2006
How Milton Friedman Changed Economics, Policy and Markets, By GREG IP and MARK WHITEHOUSE, The Wall Street Journal, November 17, 2006
Unfinished business: The ideas of a great economist changed the world. But not enough, The Economist, Nov 23rd 2006
A heavyweight champ, at five foot two, The Economist, Nov 23rd 2006
Professor Milton Friedman, Obituary, The Daily Telegraph, London, November 17, 2006
Economist Touted Laissez-Faire Policy, By Patricia Sullivan and Carlos Lozada, Washington Post Staff Writers, Friday, November 17, 2006
A Charismatic Economist Who Loved to Argue, By AUSTAN GOOLSBEE, The New York Times, November 17, 2006
The Smile of Reason, By DAVID BROOKS, The New York Times, November 19, 2006
The Great Liberator , By LAWRENCE H. SUMMERS, The New York Times, November 19, 2006
Freedom Man, By THOMAS SOWELL, The Wall Street Journal, November 18, 2006
Friedman Debunked the Gospel of Keynes, By Steven Pearlstein, Friday, The Washington Post, November 17, 2006
A man who hated government: Conservative economic guru and liberal nemesis Milton Friedman disliked intervention of any sort, whether in the market or in recreational drug use. By Brad DeLong, Salon.com, November 17, 2006
Milton Friedman, Freedom Fighter, By BEN STEIN, Time, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2006
How Milton Friedman Changed the World: Milton Friedman, 1912-2006, By Robert J. Samuelson, Newsweek, Nov. 27, 2006
Cruisin' With Miltie: A personal memory of Milton Friedman, whose legacy modern-day "conservatives" have left in tatters. By Eric Alterman, The American Prospect, Web Exclusive, 11.16.06
Friedmanís Legacy: Capitalism and a giant. By Iain Murray, National Review Online, November 17, 2006, 8:13 a.m.
The Other Milton Friedman: A Conservative With a Social Welfare Program, By ROBERT H. FRANK, The New York Times, November 23, 2006.
Friedman's Cruel Legacy, by WILLIAM GREIDER, The Nation, December 11, 2006
Who Was Milton Friedman? by Paul Krugman, The New York Review of Books, vol. 54, no. 2, February 15, 2007. See also a letter to the editor about this article and the author's reply.

A Tract for the Times, The Economist, Feb 16th 1963. (Review of Friedman's Capitalism and Freedom.)


Compiled by Udayan Roy for his course on the History of Economic Thought. Last updated on November 26, 2006.