Posts Tagged ‘Milton Friedman’

  • Con and Pro Thoughts of Paul Samuelson

    Dec 21, 09 • 197 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    in this week’s Barron’s, commentator Gene Epstein shares a rather different view of Paul Samuelson from most who eulogized his life. Epstein perceived the economist who has been elevated for bringing math to his discipline as the scholar who

  • Are We All Keynesians?

    Dec 15, 09 • 198 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    According to the Yardeni newsletter, in 1965, A Time Magazine cover story was titled, “The Economy, We Are All Keynesians Now”. Even Milton Friedman was quoted as saying, “We are all Keynesians now.” (which he later corrected as having

  • Milton Friedman’s Philosophy

    Dec 14, 06 • 215 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    On Milton Friedman… “At a conference 34 years ago, celebrating Friedman’s 60th birthday, I presented a paper questioning that dictum by noting that the vast part of apparently nonprofit-oriented behavior by corporate managers was really