Milton Friedman: Death of a Giant

With the passing of the Nobel prizewinner comes an end to a lifelong, though respectful, rivalry between two pillars of economic theory

The death of Milton Friedman at age 94 ends, after more than 60 years, the greatest rivalry in modern economics—the one between the conservative great Friedman and the liberal great Paul Samuelson. Samuelson lives on, at age 91, and remembers his intellectual foe with respect.

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