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Robert P. Murphy

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Robert P. Murphy is a Senior Fellow with the Mises Institute and Research Assistant Professor with the Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University. He is the author of many books. His latest is Contra Krugman: Smashing the Errors of America's Most Famous Keynesian. His other words 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.

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Krugman Kontradictions

Big GovernmentMedia and CultureOther Schools of Thought

Blog10/04/2018

Besides the fun of catching Krugman in his flip-flops, his record shows just how weak the empirical case for Keynesian fiscal policy is.

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George Selgin Misunderstands Rothbard's Position on Fractional-Reserve Banking

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog09/10/2018

Selgin thinks fractional reserve banking critics are akin to "flat-earthers", but he gets some important points wrong. 

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The Idea That the Fed Is ‘Independent’ Is Absurd

08/31/2018Power & Market
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People Love to Move to States Paul Krugman Hates Most

Taxes and Spending

Blog08/31/2018

As it turns out, most American's don't share Professor Krugman's enthusiasm for Big Government.

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The Sizzle of Economic Freedom

Free Markets

08/30/2018Books
The price of infringements on economic freedom is substantial, though often not easily or immediately seen by citizens, voters, and taxpayers — or by their lawmakers. Understanding the trade-offs is especially important in a slowing economy, when jobs are scarcer and incomes are falling.
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