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The Politcization of Economics

The Human Action Podcast

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08/05/2022Jeff DeistRobert P. Murphy

Has economics fallen to politics? Court economists like Paul Krugman–we might call them "regime economists"–represent a profession in big trouble. Jeff and Bob discuss.

Michael Tanner, "PIketty Gets it Wrong":
Bob Murphy on the economics establishment vs. Judy Shelton:
Jeff Deist on Nancy McLean's unprofessional attacks:
Bob's article with Phillip Magness on Piketty:




Contact Jeff Deist

Jeff Deist is president of the Mises Institute. He previously worked as chief of staff to Congressman Ron Paul, and as an attorney for private equity clients. Contact: email; Twitter.

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.

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