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Milton Friedman

Milton FriedmanBorn: 31-Jul-1912
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY
Died: 16-Nov-2006
Location of death: San Francisco, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Beth David Cemetery, Elmont, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Economist
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Free market economic theorist

Father: Jeno Friedman
Mother: Sarah Landau
Wife: Rose Director (m. 25-Jun-1938, until his death, d. 18-Aug-2009, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Janet
Son: David Friedman

    University: BA, Rutgers University (1932)
    University: MA, University of Chicago (1933)
    University: PhD, Columbia University (1946)
    Professor: Economics, University of Chicago (1946-76)

    Academy of Achievement 1971
    Econometric Society 1949
    American Philosophical Society 1957
    Club for Growth
    Council for National Policy
    DeMint for Senate Committee
    Hoover Institution Senior Research Fellow
    National Academy of Sciences
    National Association for Business Economics Fellow
    Econometric Society
    American Statistical Association
    Forbes 2000
    Mont Pelerin Society President (1970-72)
    Philadelphia Society Board of Trustees
    Western Economic Association President (1985)
    Clare Boothe Luce Award 1998
    John Bates Clark Medal
    Nobel Prize for Economics 1976
    National Medal of Science 1988
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 1988
    Pied coconut creme (9-Oct-1998)
    Chicago School Economists

    The Shock Doctrine (9-Feb-2009) · Himself
    The One Percent (29-Apr-2006) · Himself
    The Corporation (10-Sep-2003) · Himself

Author of books:
Capitalism and Freedom (1962, economics)
A Monetary History of the United States, 1867-1960 (1963, economics)
Free to Choose: A Personal Statement (1980, economics)
Bright Promises, Dismal Performance: An Economist's Protest (1983, columns)
The Tyranny of the Status Quo (1984, economics)
Money Mischief: Episodes in Monetary History (1992, economics)
Two Lucky People: Memoirs (1998, memoir)

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