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

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Scholarly Papers (37)

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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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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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
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The Market for Illegal Goods: The Case of Drugs

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 114, pp. 38-60, February 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

NBER Working Paper No. w10248
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 31 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2010
Kevin M. Murphy and Andrei Shleifer
University of Chicago and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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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 - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Economists Incorporated
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antitrust, pharmaceuticals, generic entry, patent policy, Hatch-Waxman, reverse payments

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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
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exclusive dealing

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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

NBER Working Paper No. w10976
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2010
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
Downloads 348 (93,367)
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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
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Health Economics, Terminal Care, Health Spending

Terminal Care and the Value of Life Near its End

NBER Working Paper No. w15649
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Jan 2010
University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, RAND Corporation and University of Chicago
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Human Capital, Fertility, and Economic Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w3414
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 May 2004
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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The Value of Health and Longevity

NBER Working Paper No. w11405
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2010
Kevin M. Murphy and Robert H. Topel
University of Chicago and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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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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An Empirical Analysis of Cigarette Addiction

NBER Working Paper No. w3322
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 27 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2010
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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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

NBER Working Paper No. w3927
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 21 Dec 2000 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2010
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

NBER Working Paper No. w2708
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 May 2004
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

NBER Working Paper No. w3530
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2010
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

NBER Working Paper No. w11318
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 10 Jun 2005
Harvard University - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Chicago and University of Chicago
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Why Has the Natural Rate of Unemployment Increased Over Time?

NBER Working Paper No. R1694
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
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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
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Cattle Cycles

NBER Working Paper No. w4403
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

NBER Working Paper No. w12092
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 14 May 2006 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2010
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

NBER Working Paper No. w13333
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2007
Gary S. Becker, Kevin M. Murphy and Tomas Philipson
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and University of Chicago
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Inequality in Labor Market Outcomes: Contrasting the 1980's and Earlier Decades

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 1, No. 1, January 1995
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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Income Distribution, Market Size, and Industrialization

NBER Working Paper No. w2709
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Jun 2007
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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Wages, Skills, and Technology in the United States and Canada

NBER Working Paper No. w6638
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Dec 1998 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2010
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

NBER Working Paper No. w8411
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 06 Aug 2001 Last Revised: 01 Jan 2014
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

NBER Working Paper No. w8547
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Oct 2001
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

NBER Working Paper No. w3622
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 May 2006 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2007
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

NBER Working Paper No. w5459
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Jun 1998 Last Revised: 16 May 2000
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

NBER Working Paper No. w3004
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2010
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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Increasing Returns, Durables and Economic Fluctuations

NBER Working Paper No. w3014
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2010
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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A Theory of Bundling Advertisements in Media Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w22994
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Jan 2017
Kevin M. Murphy and Ignacio Isabel 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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