It seems that our economy, debt and personal finance has been at the forefront of the media and the public’s minds recently. Maybe this is because of the current economic situation in the United State or maybe it is because the U.S. Government is up against the current debt ceiling. Whatever the reason, we felt that it would be good to get some insight into what is really going on…and who better to get that than from economist Robert P. Murphy Ph.D.
Patrick Donohoe joins Robert P. Murphy Ph.D. in discussing the many issues the American economy is facing today and potentially in the future.
Robert P. Murphy, Ph.D.
An Austrian School economist and free market oriented author, Robert P. Murphy earned his Ph.D. in economics from New York University. After teaching economics at Hilldale College, Murphy was employed as a research and portfolio analyst with Laffer and Associates before establishing his own firm, Consulting By RPM in 2007.
He is the author of several books including the Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism, The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Great Depression and The New Deal, plus study guides to Ludwig von Mises’ Human Action and Murray Rothbard’s Man, Economy and State. He co-authored How Privatized Banking Really Works with L. Carlos Lara and together they publish The Lara-Murphy Report, a monthly research and economic report for financial professionals. Murphy has appeared on CNBC, MSNBC, FOX Business Network, Judge Napolitano’s Show Freedom Watch and numerous other radio and television programs. He has appeared before the United States House Committee on Financial Services to discuss oil prices and the U.S. Dollar. He is a frequent writer for LewRockwell.com and the Ludwig von Mises Institute, where he is an Adjunct Scholar. To learn more about Robert P. Murphy visit www.consultingbyrpm.com.
Robert recently had the opportunity to testify before the congressional subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs, Stimulus Oversight, and Government Spending on the matter of “How Federal Reserve Policies Add to Hard Times at the Pump“. You can view his full testimony to congress here, and the video of the testimony can be viewed here.
Join Robert P. Murphy for the Night of Clarity where Robert and other speakers will discuss how during the term of his administration, President Andrew Jackson shut down the central bank and paid off the entire National Debt! These two heroic accomplishments have never been duplicated, but prove that it can be done. To learn more about the Night or Clarity, visit www.usatrustonline.com.