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Robert P. Murphy

Tags Legal SystemAustrian Economics OverviewBusiness Cycles

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsMises ReviewThe Free MarketReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10Articles of InterestThe AustrianSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian Studies

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.

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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Michael Boldin on Hanging Out with 2 Live Crew and Sticking it to the NSA

BiographiesLegal SystemMedia and Culture

05/28/2020Audio/Video
Michael Boldin explains how he ended up advising state governments to kick the NSA out of their backyard.
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The Chicago School versus the Austrian School

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

05/26/2020Audio/Video
Although it's true that Austrians agree with Chicago economists on many policy issues, their approach to economic science is very different.
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The Chicago School versus the Austrian School

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

05/26/2020Mises Daily Articles
Although it's true that Austrians agree with Chicago economists on many policy issues, their approach to economic science is very different.
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The Guys Behind the Babylon Bee Interview Bob on the Fed, Krugman, and Jesus

Media and CultureU.S. Economy

05/22/2020Audio/Video
The editors of the Babylon Bee podcast discuss the economic situation with Bob Murphy. Then, they ask a series of fun questions, against the backdrop of their shared Christianity.
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Ludwig von Mises’s "Circulation Credit" Theory of the Trade Cycle

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

Blog05/14/2020

The latest installment in the Understanding Money Mechanics series summarizes the theory of the business cycle originally published in 1912 by Ludwig von Mises and elaborated by Friedrich Hayek.

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