Top Quotes by Franco Modigliani

Economists agree about economics – and that’s a science – and they disagree about economic policy because that’s a value judgment… I’ve had profound disagreements on policy with the famous Milton Friedman. But, on economics, we agree.

Franco Modigliani

People confuse economists and economic policy.

Franco Modigliani

With the danger of war, there is a danger that the economy will go down.

Franco Modigliani

The immediate effect of the deficit is to make you feel good, like when you go on a trip and pay later. You feel good, and then you get a hangover. The deficit makes you feel good – until you pay later.

Franco Modigliani

I am a believer in cooperation.

Franco Modigliani