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The Bob Murphy Show

What it's about

The Bob Murphy Show is your source for interviews and commentary conducted by a Christian and economist.

The podcast features in-depth interviews as well as solo analysis by Bob Murphy. Much of the content relates to economics in the tradition of the Austrian School as well as libertarian political theory, but the show covers a broad range of topics.



Latest Episodes

  • Ep. 102 Deeper Analysis of the Grievance Studies Hoax
    February 21, 2020 at 9:00 am

    In the fall of 2018 three people went public with a long-running hoax in which they'd published fake papers to various feminist, critical studies, etc. journals. Perhaps the most memorable example was an article purporting to catalogue the number of "rapes" that occurred at a dog park. Bob explores the precise reasons for why (or why not) this hoax reflects poorly on the targeted fields. […]

  • Ep. 101 Tim Terrell on Misleading Cross-Country Health Care Statistics, and Why Big Business Supports Environmental Regulations
    February 16, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Economist Tim Terrell explains why the common rankings of "health outcomes" are so often biased against the United States, and why big businesses often support certain environmental regulations. Hint: it's not for reasons progressives will like. Mentioned in the Episode and Other Links of Interest: The YouTube video ( of this interview. Links to the Quarterly […]

  • Ep. 100 Even Tyrannical Regimes Ultimately Rest on Public Opinion
    February 12, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Summarizing insights from Mises, Hume, and La Boetie, Bob argues that even the worst tyrants ultimately stay in power because other people obey them. If the people withdraw their support from a regime, it will fall. Mentioned in the Episode and Other Links of Interest: Gene Sharp's book, […]

  • Ep. 99 Don Boudreaux on Austrians, Public Choice, and Debating Free Trade
    February 10, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Don Boudreaux is an economist at George Mason University who blogs at Cafe Hayek. He has a long history with the Austrian and Public Choice schools, and is in the trenches daily making the case for free trade. Mentioned in the Episode and Other Links of Interest: The YouTube video ( of this interview. Don's blog, Cafe Hayek ( . Don's […]

  • Ep. 98 Why Progressives Are Anti-Vaxxers When It Comes to the Alt Right
    February 4, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Bob first explains a standard progressive viewpoint when it comes to dealing with issues like virus outbreaks, underage drinking, and prostitution. Yet when it comes to dealing with people whose views they abhor, the progressives suddenly are "zero tolerance" and ignore the mechanisms they point to for the other issues. Mentioned in the Episode and Other Links of Interest: Bob Murphy Show […]

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