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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 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.

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The Fed Won't Save Us from the Growing Jobs Recession

The FedFinancial Markets

01/03/2021Mises Media
No matter how bleak the economy may be, the Keynesians are likely to say, “It would have been worse without us.”
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The Fed Won't Save Us from the Growing Jobs Recession

The FedFinancial Markets


No matter how bleak the economy may be, the Keynesians are likely to say, “It would have been worse without us.” 

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Bob Murphy Dissects the “Shopping Cart Theory” Allegedly Blowing Up the Case for Self-Governance

Free MarketsMonopoly and CompetitionPrivate Property

12/24/2020Mises Media
Recently Tim Poole alluded to the so-called “shopping cart theory” of why self-governance is impossible. Bob explains what’s wrong with this argument.
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Mario Rizzo on His History with the Austrian School and the Economics of Time & Ignorance

History of the Austrian School of Economics

12/23/2020Mises Media
Mario Rizzo is a professor in the Department of Economics at NYU–where he was Bob’s dissertation chair. He talks about how he found the Austrian School and his own contributions to economics.
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Gad Saad on Mind Viruses, and the Evolutionary Explanation for SJWs

12/08/2020Mises Media
Gad Saad is Professor of Marketing and holds the Concordia University Research Chair in Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences and Darwinian Consumption. He talks with Bob about his new book, The Parasitic Mind, and its relationship to the culture wars.
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