Liberty and Responsibility in the Thought of Milton Friedman


Readings for this conference offered a survey of Milton Friedman's career as economist, policy analyst, and public intellectual. The final session examined a variety of perspectives on his work.


Conference Readings

Beckworth, David and William Ruger. “What Would Milton Friedman Say About Fed Policy Under Bernanke?” Investor’s Business Daily (October 21, 2010): A 11.

Cole, Julio. “Milton Friedman, 1912-2006.” Independent Review 12, no. 1 (Summer 2007): 115-128.

Friedman, Milton. Capitalism and Freedom: Fortieth Anniversary Edition. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002.

Friedman, Milton. A Program for Monetary Stability [The Millar Lectures, Number Three, 1959]. New York: Fordham University Press, 1960.

Friedman, Milton. “Rx for Japan: Back to the Future.” Wall Street Journal (December 17, 1997): A22.

Friedman, Milton, “The Role of Government in Education” In Economics and the Public Interest, edited by Robert S. Solo, 123-144. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1955.

Friedman, Milton. “Prohibition and Drugs.” Newsweek (May 1, 1972): 104.

Friedman, Milton. “Stop Taxing Non-Addicts.” Reason Magazine (October 1988): 23.

Friedman, Milton, “The War We Are Losing” In Searching for Alternatives: Drug-Control Policy in the United States, edited by Melvyn B. Krauss and Edward P. Lazear, 53-67. Stanford: Hoover Institution Press, 1991.

Friedman, Milton. The Essence of Friedman. Edited by Kurt R. Leube. Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press, 1987.

Friedman, Milton. The Indispensable Milton Friedman. Edited by Lanny Ebenstein. Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, 2012.

Friedman, Milton and Anna Jacobson Schwartz. A Monetary History of the United States, 1867–1960. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1963.

Friedman, Milton and Rose Friedman. Free to Choose: A Personal Statement. San Diego: Harcourt, 1990.

Krugman, Paul. “Who Was Milton Friedman? [February 15, 2007] .” New York Review of Books. (January 8, 2013).

Mackey, John, Milton Friedman and T. J. Rogers. “Rethinking the Social Responsibility of Business.” Reason (October 2005): 1-13.

Moore, Stephen. “Missing Milton: Who Will Speak For Free Markets?” Wall Street Journal (May 29, 2009): W 13http://amagiweb/conference/images/Submit.gif.