Over time, Milton Friedman began to doubt that the spillover benefits of government-subsidized higher education were worth the costs.
Economist Milton Friedman, recipient of the 1976 Nobel Prize for Economic Science, was one of the most recognizable and influential proponents of liberty and markets in the 20th century, and leader of the Chicago School of economics.
Friedman discusses the core values of libertarian philosophy.
In this lecture from 1987, Friedman attempts to pin down the likely future of freedom—and the future of libertarianism—in America.
Friedman speaks on the history of political economy from Adam Smith to the resurgence of classical liberalism.
Milton Friedman talks about his favorite political aphorism.
Milton Friedman explains the “drift toward collectivism” and counters it with an explanation of how the free market works.
Friedman explores the nature of privatization in the United States, Europe, China, and Soviet Russia, arguing that there is no one route to economic freedom.
Milton Friedman helped bring the Chicago school of economics out of the shadow of Keynesian theory, advocating for free markets and voluntary associations.
In this criticism of Naomi Klein’s “The Shock Doctrine”, Johan Norberg identifies common misconceptions about the nature of Milton Friedman’s libertarianism.
Economists in the Chicago School use highly empirical arguments to reach their conclusions and advocate for deregulated markets and policy focus on money supply.
Liggio recounts the story of the modern libertarian movement in America, beginning with the resistance to FDR’s New Deal programs in the 1930s
The winner of the Nobel Prize in 1976, Milton Friedman was a recent leading economist who advocated free market liberalism through public policy.