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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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Even Tyrannical Regimes Ultimately Rest on Public Opinion

Political Theory

Bob Murphy argues that even the worst tyrants ultimately stay in power because people obey them.
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Don Boudreaux on Austrians, Public Choice, and Debating Free Trade

Free MarketsStrategy

Bob Murphy Interviews George Mason University economist Donald Boudreaux.
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Standard Open Market Operations: How the Fed and Commercial Banks "Create Money"

The FedMoney and Banking


Robert Murphy defines some of the conventional “monetary aggregates,” such as M1 and M2, and gives the textbook rundown of how the Federal Reserve and commercial banking system “create money” when the Fed buys assets and the commercial banks extend new loans.

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Why Progressives Are Anti-Vaxxers When It Comes to the Alt Right

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

Bob Murphy deconstructs some contradictory progressive viewpoints.
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Lyn Ulbricht on the Absurd Trial and Sentencing in the Silk Road Case

Media and CultureThe Police State

Bob Murphy interviews Lyn Ulbricht, mother of Ross Ulbricht, the founder of the Silk Road website.
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