Friday, November 26, 2010

Who Was Alex P. Keaton's Favorite Economist? Milton Friedman

Click on the following video link to find out:

Who Was Alex P. Keaton's Favorite Economist?

You will only have to watch a few minutes to find out. It is from the 1980s sitcom "Family Ties." Michael J. Fox played Alex Keaton. In this episode he tells another character that Milton Friedman was his favorite economist.

Friedman came up in macro recently while discussing the money supply and the differences between Keynesians and monetarists.

Here is what IMDB has to say about the show:

"A couple who were ardently leftwing political activists in the sixties face the problems of raising a family with children who have strongly conservative views."

Click here to go to the IMBD page about the show.

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