November 7, 2007
With today's honor, he is one of only two persons to have received both the Nobel Prize in Economics and the Medal of Freedom. The other was the late Milton Friedman. And I know that today Dr. Friedman would be very proud of his friend, and student, and colleague, Dr. Gary Becker. CongratulationsI'm a huge fan of Becker and congratulate him as well. Makiw Updates: "Alex Tabarrok emails me, 'Bush needs a better fact-checker. Hayek also won the Nobel prize and the Medal of Freedom.'
Damned neocons.Economics and Markets Posted by John Kranz at November 7, 2007 7:00 PM