Kevin Murphy

Professor in the Center for Economics, Politics, and History

Professor Kevin Murphy was previously the George J. Stigler Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at Chicago Booth School of Business and a Faculty Research Associate for the National Bureau of Economic Research. He primarily studied the empirical analysis of inequality, unemployment, and relative wages, as well as the economics of growth and development and the economic value of improvements in health and longevity.

Murphy was the first professor at a business school to be chosen as a MacArthur Fellow and he was a John Bates Clark Medalist in 1997.