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Modern macroeconomics and its evolution from a monetarist perspective An interview with Professor Milton Friedman

Modern macroeconomics and its evolution from a monetarist perspective An interview with Professor... An interview with Milton Friedman in 1996 ‐ presents his reflections on some of the important issues surrounding the evolution of, and currrent debates within, modern macroeconomics. A world‐renowned economist and prolific author since the 1930s, Milton Friedman has had a considerable impact on macroeconomic theory and policy making. Associated mostly with monetarism and the efficacy of free markets, his work has ranged over a broader area ‐ microeconomics, methodology, consumption function, applied statistics, international economics, monetary theory, history and policy, business cycles and inflation. In the interview discusses Keynes’s General Theory , monetarism, new classical macroeconomics, methodology, economic policy, European union and the monetarist counter‐revolution. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Economic Studies Emerald Publishing

Modern macroeconomics and its evolution from a monetarist perspective An interview with Professor Milton Friedman

Journal of Economic Studies , Volume 24 (4): 31 – Aug 1, 1997

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1997 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0144-3585
DOI
10.1108/01443589710188957
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Abstract

An interview with Milton Friedman in 1996 ‐ presents his reflections on some of the important issues surrounding the evolution of, and currrent debates within, modern macroeconomics. A world‐renowned economist and prolific author since the 1930s, Milton Friedman has had a considerable impact on macroeconomic theory and policy making. Associated mostly with monetarism and the efficacy of free markets, his work has ranged over a broader area ‐ microeconomics, methodology, consumption function, applied statistics, international economics, monetary theory, history and policy, business cycles and inflation. In the interview discusses Keynes’s General Theory , monetarism, new classical macroeconomics, methodology, economic policy, European union and the monetarist counter‐revolution.

Journal

Journal of Economic StudiesEmerald Publishing

Published: Aug 1, 1997

Keywords: Economic theory; Economists; Economy; Keynesian school; Milton Friedman; Monetarism

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