Robert P. Murphy
Robert P. Murphy has a PhD in economics from NYU. He is the author of The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism and The Politically Incorrect Guide to The Great Depression and the New Deal. He is also the Senior Economist with the Institute for Energy Research and a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute. You can find him at http://consultingbyrpm.com/
Related Freeman Articles
Bad housing policy harms lower-income people most
NOVEMBER 12, 2014 by ROBERT P. MURPHY
If the goal is to provide affordable housing to lower-income tenants, rent control is a horrible policy.
The problem of “regulatory capture” goes all the way down
OCTOBER 29, 2014 by ROBERT P. MURPHY
Why would the feds enforce new rules when they ignore the existing ones?
OCTOBER 14, 2014 by ROBERT P. MURPHY
The Million Jobs Project wants you to believe that "outsourcing" makes us poorer. It's wrong.
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 by ROBERT P. MURPHY
Ludwig von Mises saw that war was the enemy of prosperity and that the market was the ally of peace.
This forgotten savings vehicle could be a substitute for the status quo
JULY 15, 2014 by ROBERT P. MURPHY
A boring old financial instrument offers a way to avoid overreliance on the banking system or Social Security.