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Robert P. Murphy

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Works Published inMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsMises ReviewThe Free MarketReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10The AustrianSpeeches and PresentationsArticles of Interest

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 including 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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Does Bitcoin Use Too Much Electricity?

The EnvironmentFinancial Markets

Blog01/23/2018
An optimist says the glass is half full. A pessimist its half empty. And a Vox writer says if you drink 60 glasses in the next hour, it’ll kill you.

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Bob Murphy on the Culture Wars

Booms and BustsMedia and CultureStrategy

12/29/2017Audio/Video
Our final show of 2017 features a talk given by Dr. Bob Murphy on the culture wars.

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Culture Wars and Secession

Strategy

12/11/2017Audio/Video
Presented in Orlando, Florida, on 9 December 2017.

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How to Beam Factories to Mars

Taxes and Spending

Blog11/22/2017
Would the option of trading with Earth matter to the Martians? Of course it would — in spite of what Paul Krugman thinks.

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The Gold Standard Did Not Cause the Great Depression

U.S. HistoryBusiness CyclesMonetary Theory

11/09/2017Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
What makes this book unique is Sumner's use of financial data and press accounts on the precise zigs-and-zags of the economy during the 1930s.

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