Archive for Bob Murphy Show

Bohm-Bawerk’s Own Theory of Interest

In ep. 28 of the Bob Murphy Show, I lay out Bohm-Bawerk’s own theory of interest.

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Capital & Interest in the Austrian Tradition, Part 1 of 3

If you are a professional economist, you should at least give this a listen starting at 37:10. That’s the second half of the episode where I explain how Bohm-Bawerk’s critique of the “naive productivity theory of interest” can be correct, even though mainstream models routinely conclude that r=MPK. Of course, if you call yourself an […]

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Potpourri

==> A writer in The Guardian admits socialism necessary to stop climate change. See, we’re not paranoid. ==> Speaking of socialists, even some of them oppose MMT. C. Jay Engel and I discuss. ==> I may have already posted this but: In the latest Contra Krugman, Tom and I talk about Krueger and the minimum […]

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BMS Ep. 24: Murphy Dissects His Discussion on MMT with Warren Mosler

My latest episode…

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Peter Klein Talks Entrepreneurship

And Christina Romer, Bill Clinton, and Israel Kirzner. The latest episode of the Bob Murphy Show. Incidentally, especially for young Austrian grad students / PhDs, Peter and I talk about shortcomings in standard Austrian theory at the tail end.

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The God of Social Media Demands Sacrifice, Not Mercy

This is about as gossipy as you are ever going to get me. Just to be clear, Sarwark’s latest shenanigans wouldn’t have made me do an episode. But it was being stuck in an airport reading what happened to Scott Alexander, the day after Sarwark’s shenanigans, that pushed me over the edge. Enjoy it while […]

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Why Rothbardian Institutions Would Become Nonviolent

Set aside 90 minutes and listen to this one, folks.

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The Bob Murphy Show, ep. 17

My interview with Alex Tabarrok is up. A fun discussion between two economists geeking out.

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