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Milton Friedman

Milton Friedman (1912-2006) was one of the most prominent American economists of the 20th century, a powerful advocate of free market capitalism, and one of the founders of the well-known Chicago School of Economics. He received his PhD from Columbia University in 1946 and taught at the University of Chicago for 30 years. After retiring from Chicago he was a Senior Research Fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution. His other books include Capitalism and Freedom and A Monetary History...See more

Personality Profile For Milton Friedman

Milton Friedman

The following is a personality profile of Milton Friedman based on his work.

Milton Friedman is shrewd, skeptical and can be perceived as indirect.

He is philosophical, he is open to and intrigued by new ideas and loves to explore them. He is unconcerned with art as well: he is less concerned with artistic or creative activities than most people who participated in our surveys. But, Milton Friedman is also proud: he holds himself in high regard, satisfied with who he is.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for modernity.

He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him.

Writing style analyzed by IBM Watson

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