PBS to Honor Milton Friedman

January 26, 2007

Last year Nobel Prize-winning, free-market economist Milton Friedman passed away at the age of 94. Friedman was one of the most gifted and influential economists the world has ever seen, and everyone at the Tax Foundation has been affected by his work.

On Monday, January 29, at 10:00 p.m., we’ll be tuning in to a PBS documentary titled “The Power of Choice: The Life and Ideas of Milton Friedman.” (Check your local listings.) The program, a project of Free to Choose Media, is sure to provide a fascinating and educational look at Friedman’s ideas, scholarship and legacy.

Following are some recent Tax Foundation blog posts and commentaries on Friedman and his work:

Economics Community Mourns the Loss of Milton Friedman
The Problem of Hidden Taxes in a Democracy
Happy 94th Birthday Milton Friedman
Tax Reform as Maximizing Congressional Happiness
Learning from European Tax Reform Sucesses
Tax Foundation Book Club
Night of the Living Keynesians
Non-Payers, Tax Reform and the Size of Government
Tax Reform: What Has Changed Since 1986?
Milton Friedman, 1912-2006


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