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Robert P. Murphy

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Works Published inThe AustrianSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsMises ReviewThe Free MarketReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10Articles of Interest

Robert P. Murphy is a Senior Fellow with the Mises Institute and Research Assistant Professor with the Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University. He is the author of many books. His latest is Contra Krugman: Smashing the Errors of America's Most Famous Keynesian. His other words include Chaos Theory, Lessons for the Young Economist, and Choice: Cooperation, Enterprise, and Human Action (Independent Institute, 2015) which is a modern distillation of the essentials of Mises's thought for the layperson. Murphy is co-host, with Tom Woods, of the popular podcast Contra Krugman, which is a weekly refutation of Paul Krugman's New York Times column.

Chaos Theory

Political Theory

01/01/2002Books
Working within a Rothbardian framework, Murphy takes up the challenge of Hans Hoppe regarding the role of market insurance in property security to extend the analysis to the security of person.
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Lessons for the Young Economist

EducationAustrian Economics Overview

03/10/2011Books
Murphy's textbook prepares the student for both conventional economic studies in the future, and provides the logical rigor and policy clarity that only the Austrian School perspective can offer.
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12. Gene Epstein on Commies, Krugman, and Crushing Debaters

The Fed

01/17/2019Audio/Video
Gene Epstein and Bob Murphy cover a variety of topics, including how Gene's reading of Rothbard’s Man, Economy, and State lead him to become a free-market libertarian.
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11. The Economics of Immigration and a Border Wall

The Fed

01/10/2019Audio/Video
Bob provides an introductory framework on how to analyze the economics of immigration.
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The "Green New Deal" Debunked (Part 1 of 2)

Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentInterventionism

Blog01/08/2019

A “Green New Deal” makes no sense on economic grounds, either in spirit or in letter.

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10. This One Simple Fed Trick Earns the Bankers Billions

The Fed

12/26/2018Audio/Video
Bob explains the new Fed procedure of "paying interest on reserve balances".
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