Ralph Anspach (born 1926) is an American game designer and author who is a retired economics professor and soldier. As an economics professor he taught at San Francisco State University. As a soldier he fought with the Machal in 1948 in support of Israeli independence. However, he is best known for creating the board game Anti-Monopoly. He even wrote a book about his copyright and trademark infringement lawsuit with Parker Brothers entitled The Billion Dollar Monopoly Swindle.