U. Of Chicago faculty members oppose Milton Friedman Institute

By June 25, 2008

One hundred faculty members at the University of Chicago signed a petition expressing their "distress" at their university's recent decision to form the Milton Friedman Institute for studies in economics and society.

Milton Friedman, a recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, taught at the University of Chicago from 1946 until 1976. His work in monetarism theory propelled him as one of the most influential free-market economic thinkers. He died in 2006...