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Free to Choose: A Personal Statement

Free to Choose: A Personal Statement

Author: Milton Friedman

Year Published: 1980

Description: In Free to Choose: A Personal Statement, 1976 Nobel Prize in Economics winner Milton Friedman and his wife and fellow University of Chicago professor Rose Friedman advocate for laissez-faire economic policies, positing that, by taking away choices, government intervention in free markets erodes freedom and potential for prosperity on both the individual and collective levels. Published in 1980, the bestselling book's content was also presented as a 10-part series that aired on public television the same year.

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