Milton Friedman’s Contributions to Economics as a Science

While many tend to focus on how Milton Friedman’s policy advocacy, his vast and important contributions to the economic sciences along with their policy relevance are often overlooked.

The following materials reflect some of Friedman’s views and contributions to economics as a science:

Some of Milton Friedman’s Scientific Contributions to Macroeconomics by Thomas J. Sargent

Review of Milton Friedman and Anna J. Schwartz’s, “A Monetary History of the United States, 1867-1960” by Robert E. Lucas, Jr.

Milton Friedman’s Nobel Lecture: Inflation and Unemployment

Milton Friedman’s AEA Presidential Address in the Evolution of Macroeconomic Thought