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Milton Friedman won the Nobel Prize in economics, and is lauded as one of the most famous economists in history, and won the Nobel Prize in economics. This volume is the first general collection of Friedman's writings that spans his entire career, and offers 20 essays selected from over five decades of writing and teaching. 251 pages, hardcover with dust jacket.
Milton Friedman is one of the most famous economists in history. His writings and theories on everything from capitalism and freedom to deregulation and welfare have inspired movements, influenced government policies, and changed the course of America’s economic history.
Now, acclaimed Friedman biographer Dr. Lanny Ebenstein brings together twenty of Friedman’s greatest essays in his new book, The Indispensable Milton Friedman: Essays on Politics and Economics. The only collection of Friedman’s writings to span his entire career, The Indispensable Milton Friedman: Essays on Politics and Economics features some of Friedman’s never-before-republished writings as well as the best and most timeless of his works.
These exceptional essays not only illuminate the progression of Friedman’s thought, but explain how America might overcome some of its most difficult challenges. Broken into two sections, politics and economics, The Indispensable Milton Friedman shows how we can ultimately turn America around, and is more necessary than ever during this critical election year and time of economic uncertainty.
DR. LANNY EBENSTEIN teaches the history of economic thought at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has authored biographies of Milton Friedman and Friedrich Hayek, and his work has been translated into a number of foreign languages. He has appeared on C-SPAN’s Booknotes, and his writings have been published by National Review and Nature. An adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute, Dr. Ebenstein is president of the California Center for Public Policy, and served two terms on the Board of Education in Santa Barbara.