The Success of Milton Friedman

Mark Skousen spoke on the topic, “Why Did Milton Friedman Succeed While Other Free-Market Economists Failed?” He outlined Milton Friedman’s career and described… read more

Mark Skousen spoke on the topic, “Why Did Milton Friedman Succeed While Other Free-Market Economists Failed?” He outlined Milton Friedman’s career and described the reasons he is one of the best-known economists of modern times.

The Institute’s Spring Leadership Conference, “Capitalism and Freedom: Milton Friedman and the Economics of Liberty,” was held at the Columbia Club in Indianapolis. Capitalism and Freedom presented Friedman’s view of the proper role of competitive capitalism as both a device for achieving economic freedom and a necessary condition for political freedom.

Professor Skousen is a professional economist, financial advisor, university professor and author. His books include, The Power of Economic Thinking; The Compleated Autobiography by Benjamin Franklin, published by Regnery; and The Making of Modern Economics: The Lives and Ideas of the Great Thinkers, published by M. E. Sharpe Publishers. close

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191536-4
Category:
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Speech
Location:
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
First Aired:
Aug 28, 2006 | 3:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Aug 28, 2006 | 3:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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