Kevin Murphy

Kevin M. Murphy

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Awards and Honors:
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Econometric Society (elected fellow)
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Kevin Murphy is a professor of economics at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. He received a BA in economics from the University of California at Los Angeles and a PhD in economics from the University of Chicago, writing his thesis on specialization and human capital. Murphy is the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, including the John Bates Clark Medal of the American Economic Association, a Sloan Foundation Fellowship, and an Earhart Foundation Fellowship. He is a fellow of the Econometric Society, a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the author of more than fifty published articles.

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No time for meddling

No Time for Meddling

by Gary S. Becker, Steven J. Davis, Kevin M. Murphyvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Stability and the foundations for long-term growth, not politics, need to come first. By Gary S. Becker, Steven J. Davis, and Kevin M. Murphy.

Don’t Let the Cure Destroy Capitalism

by Gary S. Becker, Kevin M. Murphyvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, July 1, 2009

When a diagnosis is too broad, the medicine may do more harm than good. By Gary S. Becker and Kevin M. Murphy.

Up from the Ashes

by Gary S. Becker, Kevin M. Murphyvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 30, 2002

When will the economy recover from the shock of September 11? Sooner than you might think. By Hoover fellow Gary S. Becker and Kevin M. Murphy.

Rethinking Antitrust

by Kevin M. Murphy, Gary S. Beckervia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 30, 2001

Nothing better exemplifies the need for a more rational antitrust policy than the federal government’s harassment of Microsoft. By Hoover fellow Gary S. Becker and Kevin Murphy.