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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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Harry Dent on the Coming Financial Crash

Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsU.S. Economy

Harry Dent believes that a major crash is coming, which will probably begin this year.
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Central Banking since the 2008 Financial Crisis

The Fed


In the wake of the financial crisis of 2008, the Federal Reserve and other central banks around the world adopted new “tools” to influence economic activity in addition to its standard open market operations.

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Deeper Analysis of the Grievance Studies Hoax

Media and Culture

Bob Murphy explores the precise reasons for why (or why not) a long-running academic hoax reflects poorly on the targeted fields.
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The Green Fatal Conceit: Why Physical Science Can’t Tell Us Proper Policy Goals

Big GovernmentThe Environment


The so-called CLEAN Future Act is as poorly designed as its acronym. Like the Green New Deal, it consists of radical new spending proposals that the bill’s supporters would have liked for other reasons, and which aren’t even compatible. 

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Tim Terrell on Misleading Cross-Country Health Care Statistics, and Why Big Business Supports Environmental Regulations

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationHealthMedia and CultureInterventionism

Tim Terrell explains why the common rankings of "health outcomes" are biased against the US, and why big businesses often support environmental regulations.
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