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Robert P. Murphy

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Works Published inMises ReviewReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10

Robert P. Murphy is an Associated Scholar with the Mises Institute and Research Assistant Professor with the Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University. He is the author of many books including Choice: Cooperation, Enterprise, and Human Action (Independent Institute, 2015) which is a modern distillation of the essentials of Mises' 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

BooksJanuary 1, 2002
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

BooksMarch 10, 2011
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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All Works

Why the Fed's Magic Trick Won't Work

Audio/VideoJanuary 30, 2016
Recorded at the Mises Circle in Houston, Texas, on 30 January 2016.

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Robert Murphy: Human Action

Audio/VideoDecember 18, 2015
Bob Murphy lays out how we should go about understanding economics.

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Did "Tight" Fed Policy Cause the Financial Crisis?

Mises DailyDecember 16, 2015
In a recent exchange with Janet Yellen, Senator Ted Cruz blamed the Fed for being too "tight" with monetary policy, thus causing the financial crisis of 2008. Cruz is right that the Fed was at fault, but he's wrong about how...

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Bob Murphy: Government Medicine is Killing Us

Audio/VideoOctober 30, 2015
Jeff Deist and Bob Murphy eviscerate the arguments for Obamacare, and discuss how to protect your health and pocketbook.

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Human Action

Audio/VideoJuly 25, 2015
Learn the fundamentals of the Austrian school.

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