The calendar year is not over, but some review of stock market performance may be useful in preparation for the new year. Normally this review would be restricted to Premium Members, but this one is unprotected. This type of inter-temporal momentum tracking will become a regular feature of this website, although future applications of it […]
Where is Milton Friedman when we need him most? His ability to explain complex subjects in simple terms is needed, especially with regard to the fiasco we know as the “Affordable Care Act.” In politics, there is little truth. The denizens of this netherworld are not our best and brightest. Most do not consider ethics or […]
Milton Friedman discusses the state of education in this country. There is no apparent date on this video, but I would guess that it is about thirty-five years old. That is important because the problems discussed back then were both known and massive. They have only gotten worse since then.
In a wide-ranging interview in 1992, Milton Friedman commented on a number of issues pertinent to current economic problems. Even though the interview is now two decades old, Friedman’s prescience and understanding is worthwhile revisiting. Had some of his concerns been heeded back then, the world would not be in the fix it finds itself […]
This video is the first in Milton Friedman’s “Free To Choose” television series. For those who have never seen this series, I encourage you to watch it. For those who have seen it, a repeat view is certainly worthwhile. Friedman did this series circa 1980. Just think how much our political and economic philosophy has […]
A long interview of Milton Friedman conducted by Brian Lamb. Mr. Friedman, at 88 years of age, reminisces about his career in academia and his contributions to the field of economics and public policy. For Friedman fans it is an interesting interview. For economists or public policy wonks, it is highly rewarding.
Milton Friedman deals with a question regarding government and its role in society: