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Robert P. Murphy

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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. His latest is Contra Krugman: Smashing the Errors of America's Most Famous Keynesian. His other words 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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The Economic Argument for a Carbon Tax Is a Work of Fiction

Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentTaxes and Spending

Blog02/01/2019

The "distinguished economists" advocating for a carbon tax are misleading the American public on several key points. 

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14. Murphy on Parables, Lizard People, and Good vs. Evil

BiographiesPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

02/01/2019Audio/Video
Bob gives the context for his children’s book The Three Lads and the Lizard King , and covers a wide range of related issues.
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13. Dave Smith on Comedy, the Fed, Fatherhood, and Faith

BiographiesMedia and Culture

01/24/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy and Dave Smith discuss the theory and practice of comedy, Dave’s discovery of Austrian economics, Mises.org, and more.
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The Upside-Down World of MMT

Other Schools of Thought

01/23/2019Mises Daily Articles
Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) is a hip economic/financial paradigm apparently sweeping a world unsatisfied with mainstream economics.
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The "Green New Deal" Debunked (Part 2 of 2)

The EnvironmentTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

Blog01/23/2019

The "Green New Deal" is aptly named, in the sense that the original New Deal was a massive boondoggle that restricted liberty and crippled the economy.

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