Kevin M. Murphy

University of Chicago

Professor

5807 S. Woodlawn Avenue

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

38

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Scholarly Papers (38)

1.

A Theory of Intergenerational Mobility

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2018
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Harvard University, University of Chicago and Northwestern University - Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences (MEDS)
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intergenerational mobility, inequality, human capital, complementarities

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Explaining the Worldwide Boom in Higher Education of Women

MFI Working Paper No. 2010-09
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Sep 2010
Gary S. Becker, William H. J. Hubbard and Kevin M. Murphy
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago
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Higher Education, College, Returns to Education, Gender

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Competition in Two-Sided Markets: The Antitrust Economics of Payment Card Interchange Fees

Antitrust Law Journal, Vol. 73, No. 3, 2006
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 09 Jul 2011
Compass Lexecon, University of Chicago, Navigant Consulting, Inc. - LECG and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 879 (34,646)
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The False Promise of Social Security Privatization

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 17 May 2001
Jeffrey A. Miron and Kevin M. Murphy
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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The Market for Illegal Goods: The Case of Drugs

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 114, pp. 38-60, February 2006, Revista de Economía Institucional, Vol. 8, No. 15, 2006
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Feb 2006
Gary S. Becker, Kevin M. Murphy and Michael Grossman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), NY Office
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illegal goods, illegal producers, drugs, monetary tax, decriminalization, elasticity, social cost

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Persuasion in Politics

American Economic Association Papers and Proceedings, Vol. 94, No. 2, May 2004
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 14 Jan 2004
Andrei Shleifer and Kevin M. Murphy
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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Persuasion in Politics

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 31 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2021
Kevin M. Murphy and Andrei Shleifer
University of Chicago and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 108 (318,509)
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Exclusive Dealing Intensifies Competition for Distribution

Antitrust Law Journal, Vol. 75, No. 2, 2008
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Jul 2011
Kevin M. Murphy and Benjamin Klein
University of Chicago and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 555 (63,622)
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exclusive dealing

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Activating Actavis with a More Complete Model

Antitrust, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 31 Jan 2014
Economists Incorporated, Compass Lexecon, Economists Incorporated, University of Chicago, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Princeton University - Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and Economists Incorporated
Downloads 465 (79,136)
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antitrust, pharmaceuticals, generic entry, patent policy, Hatch-Waxman, reverse payments

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Why Does Human Capital Need a Journal?

Journal of Human Capital, Vol. 1, Winter 2007
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 12 May 2008
Isaac Ehrlich and Kevin M. Murphy
State University of New York at Buffalo - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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Human Capital

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The Economic Theory of Illegal Goods: The Case of Drugs

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2021
Gary S. Becker, Michael Grossman and Kevin M. Murphy
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), NY Office and University of Chicago
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The Value of Health and Longevity

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2021
Kevin M. Murphy and Robert H. Topel
University of Chicago and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 289 (134,375)
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The Value of Health and Longevity

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 114, pp. 871-904, October 2006
Posted: 01 Nov 2006
Kevin M. Murphy and Robert H. Topel
University of Chicago and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Human Capital, Fertility, and Economic Growth

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 May 2004 Last Revised: 02 May 2021
Gary S. Becker, Kevin M. Murphy and Robert Tamura
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics
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An Empirical Analysis of Cigarette Addiction

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 27 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2021
Gary S. Becker, Michael Grossman and Kevin M. Murphy
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), NY Office and University of Chicago
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Terminal Care and the Value of Life Near its End

MFI Working Paper No. 2010-005
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Feb 2010
University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, RAND Corporation and University of Chicago
Downloads 225 (172,859)
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Health Economics, Terminal Care, Health Spending

Terminal Care and the Value of Life Near its End

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2021
University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, RAND Corporation and University of Chicago
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Vertical Integration as a Self-Enforcing Contractual Arrangement

American Economic Review, Vol. 87, No. 2, pp. 415-420, 1997
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 10 Jul 2011
Kevin M. Murphy and Benjamin Klein
University of Chicago and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
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preferences, old age support, human capital, bequests

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Changes in Relative Wages, 1963-1987: Supply and Demand Factors

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 21 Dec 2000 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2021
Lawrence F. Katz and Kevin M. Murphy
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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Industrialization and the Big Push

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 May 2004 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2021
Kevin M. Murphy, Andrei Shleifer and Robert W. Vishny
University of Chicago, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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The Allocation of Talent: Implications for Growth

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2021
Kevin M. Murphy, Andrei Shleifer and Robert W. Vishny
University of Chicago, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Measuring the Impact of Crack Cocaine

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 10 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2021
Harvard University - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, University of Chicago and University of Chicago
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The Economics of Copyright ‘Fair Use’ in a Networked World

American Economic Review, Vol. 92, No. 2, May 2002
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 09 Jul 2011
Andres V. Lerner, Kevin M. Murphy and Benjamin Klein
Compass Lexecon, University of Chicago and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 166 (227,622)
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Why Has the Natural Rate of Unemployment Increased Over Time?

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Jan 2002
Chinhui Juhn, Kevin M. Murphy and Robert H. Topel
University of Houston - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 164 (229,947)
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Cattle Cycles

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2010
Sherwin Rosen, Kevin M. Murphy and José Scheinkman
University of Chicago (Deceased), University of Chicago and Columbia University
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War in Iraq Versus Containment

Number of pages: 94 Posted: 14 May 2006 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2021
Steven J. Davis, Kevin M. Murphy and Robert H. Topel
University of Chicago, University of Chicago and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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The Value of Life Near its End and Terminal Care

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2021
Gary S. Becker, Kevin M. Murphy and Tomas Philipson
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and University of Chicago
Downloads 123 (288,818)
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Income Distribution, Market Size, and Industrialization

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2021
Kevin M. Murphy, Andrei Shleifer and Robert W. Vishny
University of Chicago, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Inequality in Labor Market Outcomes: Contrasting the 1980's and Earlier Decades

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 16 Nov 2007
Chinhui Juhn and Kevin M. Murphy
University of Houston - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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wages, inequality, skill

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Wages, Skills, and Technology in the United States and Canada

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Dec 1998 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2021
Kevin M. Murphy, W. Craig Riddell and Paul M. Romer
University of Chicago, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Economic Perspectives on Software Design: Pc Operating Systems and Platforms

Number of pages: 88 Posted: 06 Aug 2001 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2021
Steven J. Davis, Kevin M. Murphy and Jack MacCrisken
University of Chicago, University of Chicago and Chicago Partners, LLC
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Entry, Pricing and Product Design in an Initially Monopolized Market

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Oct 2001 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2021
Steven J. Davis, Kevin M. Murphy and Robert H. Topel
University of Chicago, University of Chicago and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Entry, Pricing, and Product Design in an Initially Monopolized Market

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 112, No. 1, pp. S188-S225, February 2004
Posted: 26 Jan 2004
Steven J. Davis, Kevin M. Murphy and Robert H. Topel
University of Chicago, University of Chicago and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Quality and Trade

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 May 2006 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2021
Kevin M. Murphy and Andrei Shleifer
University of Chicago and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Wage Inequality and Family Labor Supply

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Jun 1998 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2021
Chinhui Juhn and Kevin M. Murphy
University of Houston - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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Building Blocks of Market Clearing Business Cycle Models

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2021
Kevin M. Murphy, Andrei Shleifer and Robert W. Vishny
University of Chicago, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 54 (468,683)
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Increasing Returns, Durables and Economic Fluctuations

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2021
Kevin M. Murphy, Andrei Shleifer and Robert W. Vishny
University of Chicago, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Dynamic Bundling of Goods and Bads in Media Markets

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Aug 2021
Kevin M. Murphy and Ignacio Palacios-Huerta
University of Chicago and London School of Economics
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Media Markets, Advertising, Dynamic Bundling, Goods, Bads.

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A Theory of Bundling Advertisements in Media Markets

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2021
Kevin M. Murphy and Ignacio Palacios-Huerta
University of Chicago and London School of Economics
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The Equilibrium Distribution of Income and the Market for Status

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 113, pp. 282-310, April 2005
Posted: 29 Mar 2005
Gary S. Becker, Kevin M. Murphy and Iván Werning
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Social Status, Education, and Growth

JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, 104, February 1996
Posted: 27 Jun 1998
Chaim Fershtman, Kevin M. Murphy and Yoram Weiss
Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics, University of Chicago and Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics

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