Friedman, Rose D.

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Dates:
Birth 1911-12-25
Death 2009-08-18
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Biographical Note

  • 1912, July 31: Born, Brooklyn, New York
  • 1932: B.A., Rutgers University
  • 1933: M.A., University of Chicago
  • 1934 - 1935 : Research assistant, Social Science Research Committee, University of Chicago
  • 1935 - 1937 : Associate economist, National Resources Committee, Washington, D.C.
  • 1937 - 1940 : Lecturer, Columbia University
  • 1937 - 1946 : 1948 - 1981 : Member, Research Staff, National Bureau of Economic Research, New York
  • 1938: Married Rose Director
  • 1940 - 1941 : Visiting professor of economics, University of Wisconsin
  • 1941 - 1943 : Principal economist, Division of Tax Research, U.S. Treasury Department
  • 1942: Professor, United States Department of Agriculture Graduate School, Washington, D.C.
  • 1943: Author (with Carl S. Shoup and Ruth P. Mack), Taxing to Prevent Inflation
  • 1943 - 1945 : Associate director, Statistical Research Group, Division of War Research, Columbia University
  • 1945: Author (with Simon S. Kuznets), Income from Independent Professional Practice
  • 1945 - 1946 : Associate professor of economics and statistics, University of Minnesota
  • 1946: Ph.D., Columbia University
  • 1946 - 1948 : Associate professor of economics, University of Chicago
  • 1948: Author (with Harold A. Freeman, Frederic Mosteller, W. Allen Wallis), Sampling Inspection
  • 1948 - 1982 : Professor of economics, University of Chicago
  • 1950: Consultant, Economic Cooperation Administration, Office of the United States Special Representative in Europe, Paris
  • 1953: Author, Essays in Positive Economics
  • 1956 - 1979 : Council of Academic Advisers, American Enterprise Institute
  • 1957: Author, A Theory of the Consumption Function
  • 1960: Author, A Program for Monetary Stability
  • 1962: Author, Price Theory: A Provisional TextAuthor (with Rose D. Friedman), Capitalism and Freedom
  • 1963: Author (with Anna J. Schwartz), A Monetary History of the United States, 1867-1960Author, Inflation: Causes and Consequences
  • 1968: Author, Dollars and Deficits: Inflation, Monetary Policy and the Balance of Payments
  • 1968 - 1994 : Advisory Board, Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking
  • 1969: Author, The Optimum Quantity of Money and Other Essays
  • 1969 - 1970 : Member, The President's Commission on an All-Volunteer Armed Force
  • 1970: Author (with Anna J. Schwartz), Monetary Statistics of the United States
  • 1972: Author, An Economist's Protest: Columns on Political Economy
  • 1973: Member, The President's Commission on White House Fellows
  • 1975: Author, There Is no Such Thing as a Free Lunch
  • 1976: Author, Price TheoryRecipient, Nobel Prize in Economics
  • 1977 - : Senior research fellow, Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Stanford University, California
  • 1978: Author, Tax Limitation, Inflation and the Role of Government
  • 1980: Author (with Rose D. Friedman), Free to Choose, and presenter of a ten-part TV series on PBS of the same title.
  • 1981 - 1988 : Member, The President's Economic Policy Advisory Board
  • 1982: Author (with Anna J. Schwartz), Monetary Trends in the U.S. and the United Kingdom
  • 1983: Author, Bright Promises, Dismal Performance: An Economist's Protest
  • 1983 - : Professor emeritus, University of Chicago
  • 1984: Author (with Rose D. Friedman), Tyranny of the Status Quo, and presenter of a three part PBS television program of the same title.
  • 1986: Awarded the Grand Cordon of the First Class Order of the Sacred Treasure (Japanese Government)
  • 1988: Awarded the National Medal of Science Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • 1992: Author Money Mischief: Episodes in Monetary History. Author (with Thomas S. Szasz) Edited and with a Preface by Arnold S. Trebach and Kevin B. Zeese. Friedman and Szasz on Liberty and Drugs: Essays on the Free Market and Prohibition
  • 1992 - : Active Member, Academia Scientiarum et Artium Europaea (European Academy of Sciences and Arts)
  • 1993 - : Founding Member, National Coalition for Drug Policy Change
  • 1996 - : Chairman, Board of Directors, Milton and Rose D. Friedman Foundation to promote public understanding of the need for major reform in K-12 education and the role that competition through educational choice can play in achieving that reform
  • 1998: Author (with Rose D. Friedman) Two Lucky People: Memoirs
  • 1999 - : Member, Advisory Board, California Parents for Educational Choice
  • 2006: Died

From the guide to the Milton Friedman papers, 1931-2006, (Hoover Institution Archives)

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