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Walter B. Wriston

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Walter B. Wriston is former chairman and CEO of Citicorp/Citibank.

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Bits, Bytes, and Balance Sheets: The New Economic Rules of Engagement in a Wireless World

by Walter B. Wristonvia Hoover Institution Press
Monday, November 23, 2009

The Internet has changed everything. It is altering the way institutions, both public and private, are managed, and the way individuals react to one another, their workplace, and their government.

Milton and Rose D. Friedman, 1937

Tribute on the Quad

by Milton Friedman, Robert J. Barro, Gary S. Becker, Rose D. Friedman, Walter B. Wristonvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 30, 1998

Milton and Rose D. Friedman recently published their memoirs, Two Lucky People. Herewith tributes paid to the Friedmans at the dinner the Hoover Institution hosted in their honor on the Stanford Quad.

Who Needs the IMF?

by George P. Shultz, William E. Simon Jr., Walter B. Wristonvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, April 30, 1998

The International Monetary Fund has pledged to help bail out the economies of Southeast Asia—thereby making matters worse. Why the IMF is "ineffective, unnecessary, and obsolete." By Hoover fellow, former U.S. secretary of state, and former U.S. secretary of the treasury George P. Shultz; Hoover overseer and former U.S. secretary of the treasury William E. Simon; and former Citicorp chairman Walter B. Wriston.

Two Deficits That Just Don't Matter

by Charles Wolf Jr., Walter B. Wristonvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, October 30, 1997

Day in and day out, politicians and the press harp on the trade deficit and the federal deficit. Hoover fellow Charles Wolf Jr. and former Citicorp chairman Walter Wriston explain why they should save their breath.