David D. Friedman
Historical Period: The 20th Century and Beyond
David Friedman, son of Milton and Rose Friedman, is an academic economist with a doctorate in physics whose current specialty is the application of economics to law. He has written books and articles dealing with economics, political philosophy, future technology, and law, as well as two novels. His academic interests include price theory, Public Choice theory, the history of economic thought, historical legal systems, stateless societies past and future, and the implications of radical technological change for law and society.