Domestic Public Policy

Milton Friedman: The Development and Influence of His Ideas on a Market Economy and Monetary Policy

Grant Year: 2021

Robert Hetzel will research and write a biography of Milton Friedman in order to convey the story of how central bank officials came to embrace Friedman’s ideas about monetary policy and how those policies helped the U.S. economy embark on a period of economic growth in the 1980s and 1990s.

Mercatus Center Domestic Public Policy