Dr. Paul Mueller is an associate professor of economics and chair of the program in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics at The King's College in Manhattan. He has published articles in the Adam Smith Review, Econ Journal Watch, the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, The Review of Austrian Economics, the Journal of Private Enterprise, and the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics.
Dr. Mueller has written a book on the 2008 Financial Crisis published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. His work has also appeared in popular outlets like USA Today, Fox News, and The Hill.
Dr. Mueller has given talks or led seminars for the Institute for Humane Studies, the Acton Institute, the Commonweal Project, and the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. He wrote a series of columns about his dissertation on Adam Smith’s moral and political ideas for the Cato Institute. Dr. Mueller’s intellectual interests include financial markets and financial crises, political economy, the Scottish Enlightenment, 19th century British liberalism (especially the works of Adam Smith), the Great Books tradition of the liberal arts, and Austrian economics.
During the school year, Dr. Mueller lives with his wife and five children in Harrison, NJ. But over the summers, he spends time at a bed and breakfast he and his wife own in Colorado called The Abbey.
Why the Conventional Wisdom about the 2008 Financial Crisis is Still Wrong: Ten Years Later, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, January 1, 2019.
Adam Smith on Moral Judgment: Why People Tend to Make Better Judgments Within Liberal Institutions, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (forthcoming)
Adam Smith's Impartial Spectator, Econ Journal Watch, 2016, 13(2): 312-318
Public and Private Institutions in the Federal Reserve, Journal of Private Enterprise, 2016, 31(3) Fall: 49-68
The Federal Reserve's Floor System: Immediate Gain for Remote Pain, Journal of Private Enterprise, 2016, 31(2) Summer:15-40 (With Joshua Wojnilower)
Adam Smith's Views on Consumption and Happiness, Adam Smith Review, 2014, Volume 8, 277-289
Adam Smith, Politics, and Natural Liberty, Journal of Private Enterprise, 2014, 29(3), 119-134
An Austrian View of Expectations and Business Cycles, Review of Austrian Economics, 2014, 27(2), 199-214
The Theory of Interpretive Frameworks, Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics, 2013, 16(3), 331-352
Gambling with Other People's Money, by Russ Roberts, The Independent Review, 2019, 24(2): 108.
The Professor and the Infidel, by Dennis Rasmussen, The Independent Revew, 2018, 23 (2): 316.
Adam Smith: His Life, Thought, and Legacy, ed. by Ryan Hanley, EH.Net, 2016.
Review of How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life, by Russell Roberts, Faith and Economics, 2015, 66: 182-187