Robert P. Murphy
Robert P. Murphy is an Associated Scholar with the Mises Institute. His other positions include Senior Economist for the Institute for Energy Research, Senior Fellow with the Fraser Institute, and Research Fellow with the Independent Institute. Murphy earned his PhD in economics from New York University. He taught for three years at Hillsdale College before entering the financial sector, working for Laffer Associates on research papers as well as portfolio management. Dr. Murphy is now the president of Consulting By RPM and runs the economics blog Free Advice. He is the author of several books including Choice: Cooperation, Enterprise, and Human Action (Independent Institute, 2015), The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism (Regnery, 2007), and Lessons for the Young Economist (Mises Institute, 2010). He has also written hundreds of economics articles for the layperson, and has given numerous radio and television interviews on such outlets as Fox Business and CNBC.