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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.

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Arrow’s Impossibility Theorem Exposes a Big Problem with Democracy


Kenneth Arrow showed in 1951 that the entire project of social choice theory rested on quicksand.

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Peter Schiff on the Coming Crash, Minarchism vs. An-Cap, and Going Ex Pat

Free MarketsOther Schools of Thought

10/27/2020Mises Media
Peter Schiff discusses minarchism vs. anarcho-capitalism on The Bob Murphy Show.
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Econtradictions: Bob Discusses Free Trade, Welfare Benefits, Price Gouging, and Utility Theory

Free MarketsOther Schools of Thought

10/25/2020Mises Media
Bob unveils a new series in which he explains and then evaluates apparent contradictions in the way free-market libertarians handle certain issues.
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Chris Coyne on How American Militarism Abroad Leads to Tyranny at Home

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

10/24/2020Mises Media
GMU economics professor Chris Coyne explains how US militarism abroad ends up violating civil liberties on the home front. They also discuss the contributions of James Buchanan that should interest Austrian economists.
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Bob Murphy Analyzes "The Hunt" and "The Purge" Movies as an Anarchist

Media and CultureProduction Theory

10/17/2020Mises Media
Bob offers his commentary on the movies “The Hunt” and “The Purge”—both produced by Blumhouse Productions—and focuses on whether The Purge storyline offers a challenge to Rothbard’s depiction of anarcho-capitalism.
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