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Robert P. Murphy

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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.

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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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Patrick Newman on Cronyism in Early US History

Cronyism and CorporatismU.S. History

12/01/2021Mises Media
Patrick Newman talks to Bob about Rothbard's approach to history, whether the US revolution was libertarian, and the proper way to interpret Andrew Jackson.
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Joe Weisenthal Thinks Debasing the Dollar Is the Moral Thing to Do

Money and Banks

Blog11/25/2021

In one recent thread, Weisenthal mocked the people worried about the falling purchasing power of the US dollar, and claimed that it would be immoral for currency to maintain its value over time.

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Understanding the Price of Money

Prices

10/19/2021Mises Daily Articles
The "price" or purchasing power of money is the array of goods and services for which a unit of money can be exchanged.
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Critiquing an MMT TED Talk

The FedMonetary Policy

10/13/2021Mises Media
Bob provides a running refutation of Stephanie Kelton's recent TED talk on Modern Monetary Theory (MMT).
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Middle of the Road Leads to Socialism: An Online Seminar with Dr. Robert Murphy

Book ReviewsSocialismInterventionism

10/11/2021Mises Media
In a special live seminar, Jeff Deist and Bob Murphy discuss Mises's views on interventionism and their continued relevance today, particularly after the last year and a half of economic intervention resulting from covid tyranny.
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