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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.

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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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Scott Sumner on Why the Bernanke Fed Was Too Tight

The FedMonetary Policy

06/11/2021Mises Media
Scott Sumner explains why interest rates and even monetary aggregates are not good indicators of the stance of monetary policy, whereas NGDP growth is much better.
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What Does Marginality Mean?

06/04/2021Mises Daily Articles
Robert Murphy explains what it means to act "on the margin" or to think in terms of "marginality." Economists use the term often. The Mises Circle in interwar Vienna even had songs with refrains that included the words "marginal utility." Here is your one-article guide to understanding what all the...
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The Fed's Policies since the 2020 Coronavirus Panic

The FedInflation

Blog06/02/2021

Since the corona panic, the Fed has bought a ton of government bonds, but it's also started buying corporate bonds, has abolished reserve requirements, redefined their M1 measure, and switched to average inflation targeting.

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"What Did Bob Learn?" Part 2 of 3

The FedMedia and Culture

06/01/2021Mises Media
Bob continues his 3-part series explaining areas where his views have changed. In this episode, he covers government debt, the Fed being a private corporation, whether nice guys finish last, and mainstream utility theory.
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