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Robert Murphy

The Independent Institute
Research Fellow

Robert P. Murphy is Research Fellow at the Independent Institute and author of the acclaimed new Independent book, Choice: Cooperatin, Enterprise and Human Action. He is president of Consulting by RPM, and Senior Economist with the Institute for Energy Research. He received his Ph.D. in economics from New York University and has been 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 seven other books; his articles have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Detroit News, Washington Times, Orange County Register, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, MarketWatch, Buffalo News, San Jose Mercury News, Barron’s, Forbes, and Investor’s Business Daily; and he has appeared on CNBC, Fox Business Network, and other TV and radio networks and programs.