Not many of us, probably, are in thrall to this (now dead) economist. But there are many who owe him a debt they know nothing about. Why? Samuel Brittan’s “obituary”:http://www.ft.com/cms/s/cb74eef8-7599–11db-aea1-0000779e2340.html — a model of its kind — in the Financial Times explains. Friedman’s own brief ‘autobiography’ for the Nobel foundation, last updated in 2005, is “here”:http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/economics/laureates/1976/friedman-autobio.html.
Peter Gallagher is student of piano and photography. He was formerly a senior trade official of the Australian government. For some years after leaving government, he consulted to international organizations, governments and business groups on trade and public policy.
He teaches graduate classes at the University of Adelaide on trade research methods and the role of firms in trade and growth and tweets trade (and other) stuff from @pwgallagher