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

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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 many books. His latest is Contra Krugman: Smashing the Errors of America's Most Famous KeynesianHis other works 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. 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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