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Robert P. Murphy

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Works Published inThe Free MarketReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10Articles of InterestThe AustrianSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsMises Review

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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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.

Chaos Theory: Two Essays on Market Anarchy

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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Rebutting Paul Krugman on the "Austrian" Pandemic

Monetary PolicyOther Schools of Thought

09/15/2021Mises Media
Paul Krugman’s “logical problem” with ABCT derives entirely from his superficial understanding of the theory.
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Mark Spitznagel Teaches the Economists How to Invest

Book ReviewsCalculation and Knowledge

09/14/2021Mises Media
Bob reviews Mark Spitznagel's latest book, Safe Haven: Investing for Financial Storms , on which he was a consultant.
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The Absolute State of Money in 2021

Business CyclesMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

09/08/2021The Austrian
In this interview with Jeff Deist, Dr. Murphy gives us a succinct lesson in the history of money, business cycle theory, and on the origins of monetary inflation.
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Rebutting Paul Krugman on the "Austrian" Pandemic

Monetary PolicyOther Schools of Thought

Blog09/07/2021

Paul Krugman’s “logical problem” with ABCT derives entirely from his superficial understanding of the theory.

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The "Nixon Shock" Was Only the Final Nail in the Coffin of the Gold Dollar

Money and BanksU.S. History

08/26/2021Mises Media
Bob gives a brief history of money in the United States, explaining that the dollar was much “harder” in, say, 1810 than it was in 1910.
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