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David R. Henderson Critiques Stimulus Bill and Organizes Protest of California Lockdown

The Bob Murphy Show

Tags Big GovernmentProtectionism and Free TradeStrategyU.S. EconomyInterventionism

05/07/2020Robert P. MurphyDavid R. Henderson

Economist David R. Henderson returns to the podcast to explain some of the major problems with the so-called "stimulus" bill, including its payment of $600 a week to the unemployed, as well as perverse payments to airlines. He then discusses the protest he helped organize against California's lockdown.

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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.

David R. Henderson

David R. Henderson is the editor of The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics (2003) (formerly The Fortune Encyclopedia of Economics (1993). He is a research fellow with Stanford University’s Hoover Institution and an associate professor of economics at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. He was formerly a senior economist with the President’s Council of Economic Advisers.

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