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Robert P. Murphy

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

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 cohost, 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: 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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Bidenomics

Other Schools of Thought

07/22/2021Mises Media
Presented at Mises University 2021.
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What Did Bob Learn? Part 3 of 3

Money and BanksGold StandardPhilosophy and Methodology

06/29/2021Mises Media
Bob concludes his series on areas where he’s changed his mind. This episode covers the economics of climate change, fractional reserve banking, the US gold standard, and more.
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Matt McCaffrey on Entrepreneurship and Chinese Military History

World History

06/28/2021Mises Media
Matt McCaffrey talks with Bob about American economist Frank Fetter, before moving on to a staple of his research: the connection between Chinese military history and entrepreneurship.
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Beyond the Fed: "Shadow Banking" and the Global Market for Dollars

Money and Banking

Blog06/28/2021

Although it conjures up scary imagery, shadow banking is simply a term for banking operations that occur through financial intermediaries that are not traditional commercial banks.

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