Friedman, Milton, 1912-2006

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American economist, professor of economics at the University of Chicago, and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1976.

From the description of The future of capitalism, Feb. 7, 1977 [sound recording]. (University of Nevada, Reno). WorldCat record id: 40431294

American economist; member, President's Economic Policy Advisory Board, 1981-1988.

From the description of Milton Friedman papers, 1931-2006. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754870797

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)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Director, Aaron. Aaron Director papers, 1918-2001 (inclusive) University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Caddes, Carolyn, 1935-. Carolyn Caddes papers and photographs, ca. 1980-2003. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Samuelson, Paul A. (Paul Anthony), 1915-2009. Paul A. Samuelson papers, 1933-2010. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Taxpayers United Federation Records, 1973-1994 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Lerner, Abba Ptachya, 1903-. Abba Ptachya Lerner papers, 1929-1986 (bulk 1939-1982). Library of Congress
creatorOf Friedman, Milton, 1912-2006. Milton Friedman. Arbitration files, 1967-1984. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Hotelling, Harold, 1895-. Harold Hotelling papers, 1910-1975. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Baumol, William J. Papers, ca. 1940-1995. (bulk 1950-1970 and 1975-1990) Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Harold Hotelling Papers, 1910-1975 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Albert Gailord Hart Papers, 1925-1980 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Bork, Robert H. Robert H. Bork papers, 1924-1987 (bulk 1962-1982). Library of Congress
referencedIn Leonard Jimmie Savage papers, 1935-1998 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Friedman, Milton, 1912-. Miscellaneous papers. Jacksonville University, Carl S. Swisher Library
referencedIn Clower, Robert W. Papers, 1916-2000 and n.d. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn R. J. Lytle papers, 1943-1994 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Bronfenbrenner, Martin, 1914-1997. Martin Bronfenbrenner Papers, 1939-1995 and undated. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Charles Edward Clark papers, 1907-1967, 1935-1963 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Buckley, William F. (William Frank), 1925-2008. "Firing Line with William Buckley" transcripts, 1966-1967 (inclusive) [microform]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Hart, Albert Gailord, 1909-1997. Albert Gailord Hart papers, 1925-1980. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Newman, Edwin H. Papers, 1944-1978. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Free to choose : video tape, 1980 Hoover Institution Archives.
referencedIn Savage, Leonard J. Leonard Jimmie Savage papers, 1935-1998 (inclusive), 1935-1994 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Kilpatrick, James Jackson, 1920-. Papers of James J. Kilpatrick [manuscript], 1959-1985. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Milton Friedman Collection, 1986 Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Leatherby Libraries
referencedIn James J. Flaherty, Sr. Papers, 1960-1979 Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library Archives and Special Collections
creatorOf Friedman, Milton, 1912-2006. The future of capitalism, Feb. 7, 1977 [sound recording]. University of Nevada, Reno, Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
referencedIn Robert H. Bork Papers, 1924-1987, (bulk 1962-1982) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Frederick Mosteller Papers, 1934-2005 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Hoover-Rochester Conference on the All-Volunteer Force proceedings, 1979
referencedIn Stanford centennial roundtables [videorecording], 1991 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Friedman, Milton, 1912-2006. Milton Friedman papers, 1931-2006. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn Clark, Charles Edward, 1889-1963. Charles Edward Clark papers, 1907-1967 (inclusive), 1935-1963 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Burns, Arthur F., 1904-1987. Arthur Frank Burns papers, 1929-2003 and undated, bulk 1953-1981. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Greenewalt, Crawford H., 1902-1993. Personal papers, 1948-1992. Hagley Museum & Library
creatorOf Lytle, R. J., 1919-. R. J. Lytle papers, 1943-1994. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Erb, John E, 1901-. Papers of John Erb, 1962-1976. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hoover-Rochester Conference on the All-Volunteer Force (1979 : Hoover Institution). Hoover-Rochester Conference on the All-Volunteer Force proceedings, 1979. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn Flaherty, James J., 1890-1979. Papers, 1960-1979. Library of Congress
referencedIn Director, Aaron. Papers, 1918-2001 Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
referencedIn Ambassador Auditorium Collection, 1974-1995 Archive of Recorded Sound, Stanford University Libraries
referencedIn Gilboy, Elizabeth W. (Elizabeth Waterman), 1903-1973. Papers, 1938-1949 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Milton Friedman papers, 1931-2006 Hoover Institution Archives.
referencedIn Lerner, Abba Ptachya, 1903-. Papers, 1929-1986 (bulk 1939-1982). Library of Congress
creatorOf Friedman, Milton, 1912-2006. Free to choose : video tape, 1980. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn Abba Ptachya Lerner Papers, 1929-1986, (bulk 1939-1982) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn R. Buckminster Fuller papers, ca. 1920-1983 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
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associatedWith Baumol, William J. person
correspondedWith Bork, Robert H. person
correspondedWith Bork, Robert H. person
associatedWith Bronfenbrenner, Martin, 1914-1997. person
associatedWith Buckley, William F. (William Frank), 1925-2008. person
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associatedWith Taxpayers United Federation. corporateBody
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United States
United States
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Free enterprise
Economics
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Birth 1912-07-31

Death 2006-11-16

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