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Bryan Caplan Defends Open Borders and His Critique of Austrian Economics

The Bob Murphy Show

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01/07/2020Robert P. MurphyBryan Caplan

Bob Murphy conducts a friendly but challenging interview of Bryan Caplan, focusing on his new book making the case for open borders. They also discuss Bryan’s essay, “Why I Am Not an Austrian Economist,” and close with some brief remarks on pacifism.

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Contact Robert P. Murphy

Robert P. Murphy is a Senior Fellow with the Mises Institute. He is the author of numerous books: Contra Krugman: Smashing the Errors of America's Most Famous Keynesian; Chaos Theory; Lessons for the Young Economist; Choice: Cooperation, Enterprise, and Human Action; The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism; Understanding Bitcoin (with Silas Barta), among others. He is also host of The Bob Murphy Show.

Contact Bryan Caplan

Bryan Caplan is a professor of economics at George Mason University and author of the Anarchist Theory FAQ and The Myth of the Rational Voter (Princeton University Press, 2007).

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