The fight of the century redux: Murphy vs. Smith

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The great debate between Keynesians and Austrians enters the digital age with the Mises Academy’s first ever online formal debate, between economists Karl Smith and Robert P. Murphy.

Resolved: Government Spending Can Play an Important Role in Boosting Economic Growth

Smith will argue in favor of this resolution, and Murphy will argue against.

The debate will be held by Webex, and costs $20. It will take place Friday, September 2nd at 1pm UK time, but will be recorded for later viewing.

See here for more details.

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One reply on “The fight of the century redux: Murphy vs. Smith”
  1. says: Paul Marks

    Robert P. Murphy will win over some people.

    Karl Smith will convince nobody who did not believe in even higher government spending before they heard the debate.

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