Milton Friedman Biography
Name: Milton Friedman
Birth date: July 31, 1912 - November 16, 2006
Best works: Monetarism, Capitalism and Freedom, Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences
Why you should read it: If you are familiar with such terms as "monetary policy", "privatization" and "deregulation" you should know where all that comes from. Friedman was advisor to President Ronald Reagan and British Prime Minister Margaret Tatcher, the governments that advocated a free market economy.