Dr Eithne Murphy

B.Comm., M.Ec.Sc., M.A., Ph.D.

Contact Details

Lecturer Bar/College Lecturer
Dept. of Economics & CEDRES
1st Floor, St. Anthony's
NUI Galway

T: Ext. 3109
E: eithne.murphy@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Eithne Murphy has studied at University College Dublin, Kiel Institute of World Economics, European University Institute, Florence and SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies), University of London.

She previously worked in the Irish Civil Service, UCD and Teagasc (The Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority). She has been a visiting fellow at Stanford and a visiting lecturer at La Sapienza, Rome. In the past, she was the recipient of a Jean Monnet activity at NUIG.

Her research work has spanned agriculture and the environment, European integration, cost of living measurements for heterogeneous groups, and latterly, history of economic thought as it applies to international trade theory. Her current predominant research interests are history of economic thought and economic methodology. She has conducted EU funded work on CAP reforms as well as Combat Poverty Agency funded work. She has published in the International Review of Applied Economics, Ecological Economics, Land Use Policy and inter-disciplinary  journals like Studies and Administration as well as several books.                                     


Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2017) 'Cournot's Trade Theory and its Neoclassical Appropriation: Lessons to be learnt about the Use and Abuse of Models'
Eithne Murphy (2017) 'Cournot's Trade Theory and its Neoclassical Appropriation: Lessons to be learnt about the Use and Abuse of Models'. Economic Thought, [Details]
(2015) 'A Commentary on Peter Bent's 'The Political Power of Economic Ideas: Protectionism in turn of the Century America'
Murphy, E (2015) 'A Commentary on Peter Bent's 'The Political Power of Economic Ideas: Protectionism in turn of the Century America'. Economic Thought, 4 (2):80-93 [Details]
(2014) 'An investigation into the type of farmer who chose to participate in Rural Environment Protection Scheme (REPS) and the role of institutional change in influencing scheme effectiveness'
Murphy, G,Hynes, S,Murphy, E,O'Donoghue, C (2014) 'An investigation into the type of farmer who chose to participate in Rural Environment Protection Scheme (REPS) and the role of institutional change in influencing scheme effectiveness'. Land Use Policy, 39 :199-210 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'Assessing the Compatibility of Farmland Biodiversity and Habitats to the Specifications of Agri-Environmental Schemes using a Multinomial Logit Approach Revised and resubmitted'
Murphy, G, Hynes, S, Murphy, E, O'Donoghue, C (2011) 'Assessing the Compatibility of Farmland Biodiversity and Habitats to the Specifications of Agri-Environmental Schemes using a Multinomial Logit Approach Revised and resubmitted'. Ecological Economics, [Details]
(2011) 'Estimates of the Cost of a Child in Ireland'
Murphy, E, Osikoya, P (2011) 'Estimates of the Cost of a Child in Ireland'. Combat Poverty Working Paper, [Details]
(2009) 'Commonage Land and farmer uptake of the rural environment protections scheme in Ireland'
Van Rensburg, T, Murphy, E, Rocks, P (2009) 'Commonage Land and farmer uptake of the rural environment protections scheme in Ireland'. Land use Policy, 26 (2):345-355 [Details]
(2008) 'Modelling habitat conservation and participation in agri-environmental schemes: A spatial microsimulation approach'
Hynes, S,Farrelly, N,Murphy, E,O'Donoghue, C (2008) 'Modelling habitat conservation and participation in agri-environmental schemes: A spatial microsimulation approach'. Ecological Economics, 66 :258-269 [DOI] [Details]
(2008) 'The inadequacy of cost of living indices based on subjective preferences: An ethical and methodologica critiquel'
Murphy, E. and Garvey, E. (2008) 'The inadequacy of cost of living indices based on subjective preferences: An ethical and methodologica critiquel'. International Review of Applied Economics, 22 (6):745-754 [Details]
(2008) 'Cost of Living for Different Social Groups in Ireland 1994-2003'
Murphy, E., Garvey, E. and O'Neill, S. (2008) 'Cost of Living for Different Social Groups in Ireland 1994-2003'. Combat Poverty Working Paper, [Details]
(2008) 'The Impact of REPS participation on farm chemical input usage and the production of negative externalities'
Hynes, S.P., O'Donoghue, C., Murphy, E. and Kinsella A. (2008) 'The Impact of REPS participation on farm chemical input usage and the production of negative externalities'. Irish Journal of Agri-Environmental Research, 6 :16-27 [Details]
(2004) 'A Consumer Price Index for Low Income groups in Ireland 1989-2001'
Murphy, E, Garvey, E (2004) 'A Consumer Price Index for Low Income groups in Ireland 1989-2001'. Combat Poverty Working Paper, [Details]
(2003) 'An empirical analysis of Short Run and Long Run Irish Export Functions: Does Exchange Rate Rate Volatility Matter'
Bredin, D, Murphy, E, Fountas, S (2003) 'An empirical analysis of Short Run and Long Run Irish Export Functions: Does Exchange Rate Rate Volatility Matter'. International Review of Applied Economics, 17 (2) [Details]
(2002) 'The Nice Treaty and the Irish Referendum: what values are at stake'
Murphy, E (2002) 'The Nice Treaty and the Irish Referendum: what values are at stake'. Studies, 91 (362):114-124 [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2013) 'Conservation and Rural Environmental Protection Schemes'
Hynes, S.P., Farrelly, N., Murphy, Eithne and O'Donoghue, C. (2013) 'Conservation and Rural Environmental Protection Schemes' In: Spatial Microsimulaiton for Rural Policy Analysis. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. [Details]
(2012) 'Understanding and Evaluating the Architecture of the Euro Area'
Murphy, E (2012) 'Understanding and Evaluating the Architecture of the Euro Area' In: Advanced Economics of European Integration: Selected Issues. Prague: Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Social Sciences. [Details]
(2002) 'Market Failure'
Murphy, E., Turley, G and Maloney, M. (2002) 'Market Failure' In: Principles of Economics: an Irish Textbook. [Details]
(2002) 'International Trade'
Murphy, E., Turley, G and Maloney, M. (2002) 'International Trade' In: Principles of Economics: an Irish Textbook. [Details]
(2001) 'Market Failure. In G. Turley and M. Maloney, Principles of Economics: An Irish Textbook'
Murphy, E. (2001) 'Market Failure. In G. Turley and M. Maloney, Principles of Economics: An Irish Textbook' In: Gill & Macmillan. [Details]
(2001) 'International Trade. In G. Turley and M. Maloney, Principles of Economics: An Irish Textbook'
Murphy, E. (2001) 'International Trade. In G. Turley and M. Maloney, Principles of Economics: An Irish Textbook' In: Gill & Macmillan. [Details]
(1999) 'Market, State and Community. In E. O'Shea and M. Keane, Essays in European Integration'
Murphy, E. (1999) 'Market, State and Community. In E. O'Shea and M. Keane, Essays in European Integration' In: Oaktree Press. [Details]
(1999) 'Market, State and Community'
Murphy, E, O'Shea, E and Keane, M (1999) 'Market, State and Community' In: Essays in European Integration. Oaktree Press. [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
(2016) 'Cournot's Trade Theory and its Neoclassical Appropriation: Lessons to be learnt about the Use and Abuse of Models'
Eithne Murphy (2016) 'Cournot's Trade Theory and its Neoclassical Appropriation: Lessons to be learnt about the Use and Abuse of Models' Economic Thought, Open Peer Discussion Forum, . [Details]
(2015) 'Extended Comment on: The Political Power of Economic Ideas: Protectionism in Turn of the Century America'
Murphy, E. (2015) 'Extended Comment on: The Political Power of Economic Ideas: Protectionism in Turn of the Century America' Economic Thought (open access open peer review journal of World Economics Association), . [Details]
(1998) 'Agriculture and the Environment in Ireland: Directions for the Future'
Murphy, E. and Lally, B. (1998) 'Agriculture and the Environment in Ireland: Directions for the Future' Adminisration, . [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2016) Kingston University, Research Seminar Series,
Eithne Murphy (2016) How Orthodox Economic protects itself: The Case of International Trade. [Invited Lecture], Kingston University, Research Seminar Series, Kingston University, London , 16-NOV-16. [Details]

Working Paper

  Year Publication
(2007) Minimum wages and employment: A critical appraisal of two theoretical frameworks. NUI Galway: Working Paper.
Murphy, E. (2007) Minimum wages and employment: A critical appraisal of two theoretical frameworks. NUI Galway: Working Paper. Working Paper [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2006) Minimum wages and employment: a critical appraisal of two theoretical frameworks. National University of Ireland, Galway Working Paper.
Murphy, E (2006) Minimum wages and employment: a critical appraisal of two theoretical frameworks. National University of Ireland, Galway Working Paper. Galway: Working Paper [Details]

Teaching Interests

Philosophy of Social Science
Globalisation
International Economics 
Development Economics 
Intermediate Microeconomics