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Robert P. Murphy is a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute. He received his Ph.D. in economics from New York University, and he was formerly Research Assistant Professor at the Free Market Institute at Tech Tech University, Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics at Hillsdale College, Visiting Scholar at New York University, Research Analyst at Laffer Associates, Chief Economist for the Institute for Energy Research, and Senior Fellow in Business and Economic Studies at the Pacific Research Institute.

Dr. Murphy is author of the books, Choice: Cooperation, Enterprise, and Human Action, Lessons for the Young Economist, The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Great Depression and the New Deal, The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism, How Privatized Banking Really Works, Study Guide for Ludwig von Mises’ Human Action, Study Guide for Murray Rothbard’s Man, Economy, and State with Power and Market, and Study Guide to The Theory of Money & Credit by Ludwig von Mises.

His articles and reviews have appeared in such scholarly journals as The Independent Review, Review of Austrian Economics, Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics, Economic Affairs, American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Journal of Libertarian Studies, and Homo Oeconomicus. And his popular articles have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Detroit News, Washington Times, Orange County Register, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, MarketWatch, The Freeman, Buffalo News, San Jose Mercury News, Barron’s, Forbes, and Investor’s Business Daily. In addition, he has appeared on CNBC, Fox Business Network, C-SPAN, and other TV and radio networks and programs.

Pope Francis and the Caring Society 2017
Choice: Cooperation, Enterprise, and Human Action 2015
Is Property Theft? | Dr Robert Murphy | The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast - S4: E43 May 19, 2021
Where Is This Economy Going? COVID-19 Fallout and Beyond | Robert P. Murphy and Graham H. Walker July 17, 2020
The Economics of Pope Francis and the Caring Society Panel (Audio Only) April 3, 2018
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Brexit - An Economist's Reaction. Research Fellow Robert P. Murphy, appears on the Marc Cox show on FM News Talk 97.1 in St. Louis June 24, 2016
A Christian, an Atheist, A Capitalist and an Economist on: What the Freedom Philosophy Is (And What It Isn't) July 9, 2015

Where Is this Economy Going?: COVID-19 Fallout and Beyond July 17, 2020
New Bridges: Texas: Advancing Liberty & Prosperity in a Divided America May 9, 2017
New Bridges: California: Advancing Liberty & Prosperity in a Divided America April 7, 2017
Independent Review Articles
Rolling the DICE: William Nordhaus’s Dubious Case for a Carbon Tax Fall 2009
Book Review: The Limits of Market Organization Summer 2006
Commentary Articles
What Krugman Gets Right and Wrong on Trade Surpluses May 26, 2022
Rebutting Paul Krugman on the “Austrian” Pandemic September 8, 2021
After the Gold Standard, We Got Bigger Government and a Smaller Dollar August 19, 2021
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Beacon Blog Posts
Do Migrants Drain Wealth from America When They Send Money Home? August 27, 2019
What Bitcoin Taught the Public and Economists October 31, 2018
Three Surprises About Nobel Laureate Nordhaus’s Model of Climate Change October 19, 2018
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Catalyst Posts
Understanding Elizabeth Warren’s Radical Wealth Tax December 14, 2019
“Planting Trees” Disrupts the Carbon Tax Narrative August 17, 2019
Plastic Bans Are Symbolism Over Substance August 13, 2019
The Province of Alberta Shows Dangers of a Carbon Tax ‘Deal’ April 17, 2019
Economists Should Be More Careful with Their Statistics June 22, 2018
The Origins of the Public School November 29, 2017
Whatever Happened to Inflation? August 24, 2017

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