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Robert P. Murphy

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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

Political Theory

01/01/2002Books
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

EducationAustrian Economics Overview

03/10/2011Books
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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Murphy vs. Krugman

Media and CultureU.S. EconomyOther Schools of Thought

07/27/2016Audio/Video
Paul Krugman does not play fair when he attacks opponents of his interventionist schemes. In fact, we can see he moves the goal posts repeatedly.

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Energy Economics

Free Markets

07/26/2016Audio/Video
Recorded at Mises University 2016.

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Review of The Midas Paradox: Financial Markets, Government Policy Shocks, and the Great Depression by Scott Sumner

U.S. HistoryBusiness CyclesMonetary Theory

06/15/2016Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
What makes the book unique is Sumner’s use of real-time financial data and press accounts on the precise zigs-and-zags of the economy during the 1930s...

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Contra Krugman LIVE!

Big GovernmentThe FedMoney and BanksU.S. EconomyInterventionism

05/25/2016Audio/Video
The Mises Institute hosts the first ever live episode of the Contra Krugman Show .

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