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Remembering Gary Becker: A Supporter of Freedom, Critic of Obamacare
| May 9th, 2014
| Tracy C. Miller
Posted on 05/09/2014 7:54:33 AM PDT by se99tp
Like his teacher Milton Friedman, Gary Becker was a supporter of freedom and free markets. One could certainly disagree with him for being too tolerant of some kinds of interventionist government economic policy. Nevertheless, he was often critical of government intervention in the economy, arguing in support of free trade, deregulation, privatization, and against the Affordable Care Act.
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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: becker; freemarket; friedman; obamacare
"The questions he asked often required the student to apply theory in a new way, not just recall something from the reading. His approach was intense and intimidating, but his former students appreciate the way he challenged them."
Great, old school teacher
posted on 05/09/2014 7:54:33 AM PDT
Google Becker-Posner Blog for some of his insights. Posner is not a slouch, either.
posted on 05/09/2014 7:59:35 AM PDT
posted on 05/09/2014 9:04:13 AM PDT
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