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Testing Milton Friedman (DVD)
Testing Milton Friedman (DVD)

This three-part public television series is hosted by award-winning veteran journalist Emily Rooney with a distinguished panel of two Friedman advocates and two challengers, presents a lively discussion and debate on Friedman’s still-provocative ideas in each of these hour-long programs.

Special emphasis is placed on the relevance of his ideas in view of the current world economic situation. The episodes are as follows:

Equality of Opportunity -- the panelists explore Friedman’s ideas and the possible implications of equality of opportunity and equality of outcome. The panelists include:

    • Walter Williams -- author, syndicated columnist, and the John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics at George Mason University
    • Shikha Dalmia -- Senior Policy Analyst at Reason Foundation
    • Matthew Yglesias -- political blogger
    • John Bouman -- President and Advocacy Director of the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law.

This program is available on Amazon Instant Video for purchase and rental.

Government Control -- a discussion of what can occur when legislators, often in collusion with big business, intervene in the market.  This program features:

    • Amity Shlaes -- author and syndicated columnist and a Director at the George W. Bush Institute
    • Bryan Caplan -- Professor of Economics at George Mason University, Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center and author
    • Austan Goolsbee -- former Chief Economist for President Obama’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board, a member of the Obama cabinet and Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business
    • Clarence Page -- Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist from the Chicago Tribune.

This program is available on Amazon Instant Video for purchase and rental.

Free Markets -- the panel discusses the classic explanations and demonstrations of the workings and benefits of a free market and economic freedom. The panelists are:

    • Kevin Murphy -- George J. Stigler Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution
    • Raghuram Rajan -- Eric J. Gleacher Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and an economic advisor to the Prime Minister of India
    • Dani Rodrik -- author and Professor of International Political Economy at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government
    • Brad DeLong -- Professor of Economics at the University of California at Berkeley and Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury in the Clinton administration.

This program is available on Amazon Instant Video for purchase and rental.



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