Friedman, Benjamin M.

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FRIEDMAN, Benjamin M.

FRIEDMAN, Benjamin M. American, b. 1944. Genres: Economics. Career: Federal Reserve Bank of New York, NYC, research assistant, 1968; Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Boston, MA, staff consultant, 1968-69, consultant to the president, 1969-71; Federal Reserve Board, assistant to the director of the division of research and statistics, 1969, staff member of the federal open market committee subcommittee on the directive, 1969-70; Morgan Stanley and Co., economist, 1971-72; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, assistant professor, 1972-76, associate professor, 1976-80, professor of economics, 1980-89, William Joseph Maier Professor of Political Economy, 1989-, economics department chair, 1991-94; writer. Publications: Economic Stabilization Policy: Methods in Optimization, 1975; Monetary Policy in the United States: Design and Implementation, Association of Reserve City Bankers, 1981; Day of Reckoning: The Consequences of American Economic Policy under Reagan and After, 1988; (with J. Agell and M. Persson) Does Debt Management Policy Matter?, 1992. EDITOR & CONTRIBUTOR: New Challenges to the Role of Profit, 1978; The Changing Roles of Debt and Equity in Financing U.S. Capital Formation, 1982; Corporate Capital Structures in the United States, 1985; Financing Corporate Capital Formation, 1986; (with F.H. Hahn) Handbook of Monetary Economics, 1990. Address: Department of Economics, Littauer Center 127, Cambridge, MA 02138, U.S.A.