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Robert P. Murphy

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Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsMises ReviewThe Free MarketReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10Articles of InterestThe AustrianSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian Studies

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 co-host, 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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Max Sklar Interviews Bob Murphy on Mises's Class vs. Case Probability

Austrian Economics Overview

On his podcast The Local Maximum , software engineer (and developer at Foursquare) Max Sklar interviews Bob Murphy.
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The "Market Monetarists" and NGDP Targeting

Financial MarketsMonetary PolicyOther Schools of Thought


A relatively new challenge to the Austrian framework comes from the “market monetarists” and their endorsement of a central bank policy of “level targeting” of nominal gross domestic product.

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Why Intelligent Design Will Be the Public Choice of the Natural Sciences

Philosophy and Methodology

Bob Murphy explains why the Intelligent Design movement will be to the natural sciences what the Public Choice school in economics is to the social sciences.
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Corey DeAngelis Makes the Case for School Choice


Bob Murphy and Corey DeAngelis discuss the studies supporting school choice, and dispel the myths around it.
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Tough Questions for Libertarians

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

Bob Murphy covers topics ranging from God to abortion to drag queens to tax incidence.
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