Milton Friedman


Milton Friedman

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Milton Friedman
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1976

Born: 31 July 1912, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Died: 16 November 2006, San Francisco, CA, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

Prize motivation: "for his achievements in the fields of consumption analysis, monetary history and theory and for his demonstration of the complexity of stabilization policy."

Contribution: Contributions to consumption analysis and to monetary history and theory, including observations of the complexity of stabilization policy.

Prize share: 1/1

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