Mar 29, 2021
Ed Nelson is a Senior Advisor in the Monetary Affairs Division of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Ed has also previously been a professor and has worked at the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank, as well as the Bank of England. Returning to the podcast, Ed re-joins Macro Musings to talk about his new book, *Milton Friedman and the Economic Debate in the United States: 1932-1972*. Ed and David specifically discuss the life and work of Milton Friedman, as they explore his journey into monetarism, his contributions to the quantity theory of money, how he envisioned a money supply growth rule, and more.
Transcript for the episode can be found here.
Ed’s website: https://sites.google.com/site/edwardnelsonresearch/
Ed’s Fed profile: https://www.federalreserve.gov/econres/edward-nelson.htm
*Milton Friedman and the Economic Debate in the United States, 1932-1972: Volume 1* by Edward Nelson
*Milton Friedman and the Economic Debate in the United States, 1932-1972: Volume 2* by Edward Nelson
*A Monetary and Fiscal Framework for Economic Stability* by Milton Friedman
*Some Unpleasant Monetarist Arithmetic* by Neil Wallace and Thomas Sargent
*Money Mischief: Episodes in Monetary History* by Milton Friedman
David’s blog: macromarketmusings.blogspot.com
David’s Twitter: @DavidBeckworth