Fifty years ago, on a trip to China, the renowned Chicago economist Milton Friedman was shown some of the country's noteworthy public works programs in which hundreds of laborers were digging a canal with shovels. When he asked his hosts why they ... Industry Week, 1 week ago
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What are a corporation's "social responsibilities?" Milton Friedman's well-known response is: a corporation's responsibility is to make as much money for the stockholders as possible. He observes, "In [a free economy] there is one and only one ...Business Standard India, 2 weeks ago The strong bonds that link ethical culture to business growth Business Daily Africa, 1 month ago
When I was studying economics 45 years ago in college, one of the big debates was between Milton Friedman, who argued that the Fed should increase the money supply by a constant percentage each year, and a lot of Keynesians who wanted the Fed to ...Austin American Statesman, 3 weeks ago
Consider the extremes of our present climate moment by the numbers. Recently, Michael Greenstone, the Milton Friedman professor of economics at the University of Chicago and the former chief economist of President Obama's Council of Economic ...Huffington Post, 1 month ago
Free market economist Milton Friedman explained how government subsidies are very hard to dislodge, once in place. With concentrated benefits and diffused costs, the status quo can become tyrannical in that a few winners have great incentive to ...Epoch Times, 4 weeks ago Trade agreement is a Trojan horse for Obama's immigration agenda The Hill, 1 month ago Want a 60% instant raise? Monetary reform and public banking deliver ~$3 TRILLION to Americans yearly Free-i-News, 1 month ago
A version of this article first appeared in the Milken Institute's Power of Ideas 2015. Milton Friedman once said that "When that crisis occurs, the actions that are taken depend on the ideas that are lying around." After the 2008-2009 financial ...Barchart, 3 weeks ago BECKER FRIEDMAN INSTITUTE : and Urban Institute to Host DC Conference Exploring the Price of Policy Uncertainty on the Economy 4 Traders, 2 months ago Becker Friedman Institute and Urban Institute to Host DC Conference Exploring the Price of Policy Uncertainty ... TeleTrader.com, 2 months ago
Inflation is a disease that can wreck a society, Milton Friedman , the late Nobel laureate economist, once said.Add rising unemployment to the diagnosis, and his profession ascribes a rather non-technical term to the debilitating effect on people: ...Diaspora Connex, 2 days ago
Many years ago, the economist Milton Friedman visited India and was taken to see an engineering project being built. He noticed that the workers were using shovels instead of mechanical diggers. When he questioned the authorities why that was so, he ...Nasdaq, 6 days ago
Ever since Milton Friedman, American economist (1912-2006), who considered himself the heir to Adam Smith, used the term neoliberalism in an essay Neoliberalism and its Prospects in 1951, the world has tilted in that direction, starting with Chile ...Dissident Voice, 1 month ago A Neoliberal Contradiction: Singapore, Economically Free, Politicly Repressed Daily Kos, 1 month ago The economics of liberty The Times Of Israel, 2 weeks ago
So his motorcade comes to Portland and clogs traffic. The mainstream news yammers on about where he might end up for pie or a smoke or which trendy place Barack might get an artisan beer or vegan cheese sandwich. All the rotten facts about his ...Dissident Voice, 2 weeks ago
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