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Dr Eithne Murphy B.Comm., M.Ec.Sc., M.A., Ph.D.
I am currently working on history of economic thought as it applies to the evolution of the theory of international trade. I collaborate on work relating to the evaluation of agri-environmental schemes and I have just completed work on the cost of children to families in Ireland. I have also worked in the recent past on the measurement of inflation indices for distinct social groups and on the theoretical and methodological implications of different cost of living indices.
My interests are primarily methodological, in particular addressing how economics became the kind of discipline that it now is, what are the core concepts and methods that define the neoclassical economics project and what are the methodological challenges that the discipline faces.
Undergraduate and Masters education in University
College Dublin. Postgraduate education at Kiel Institute for Advanced Studies,
European University Institute in Florence and School of Oriental and African
Studies (SOAS) in London. I have worked in the areas of agricultural economics,
environmental issues as they relate to agriculture, European issues to do with
European integration, work on welfare related issues for Combat Poverty and
currently on history and methodology in economics.
The inadequacy of cost of living indices based on subjective preferences: an ethical and methodological critique (article published in International Review of Applied Economics)
Modelling habitat conservation and participation in agri-environmental schemes (article published in Ecological Economics)
The Nice Treaty and the Irish Referendum: what values are at stake? (article published in Studies)
|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]|
|Murphy, E., Turley, G and Maloney, M. (2002) 'Market Failure' In: Principles of Economics: an Irish Textbook. [Details]|
|Murphy, E., Turley, G and Maloney, M. (2002) 'International Trade' In: Principles of Economics: an Irish Textbook. [Details]|
|Murphy, E. (2001) 'Market Failure. In G. Turley and M. Maloney, Principles of Economics: An Irish Textbook' In: Gill & Macmillan. [Details]|
|Murphy, E. (2001) 'International Trade. In G. Turley and M. Maloney, Principles of Economics: An Irish Textbook' In: Gill & Macmillan. [Details]|
|Murphy, E. (1999) 'Market, State and Community. In E. O'Shea and M. Keane, Essays in European Integration' In: Oaktree Press. [Details]|
|Murphy, E, O'Shea, E and Keane, M (1999) 'Market, State and Community' In: Essays in European Integration. Oaktree Press. [Details]|
Peer Reviewed Journals
|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'. Accepted By Land Use Policy, . [Details]|
|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]|
|Murphy, E, Osikoya, P (2011) 'Estimates of the Cost of a Child in Ireland'. Combat Poverty Working Paper, . [Details]|
|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]|
|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]|
|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]|
|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]|
|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]|
|Murphy, E, Garvey, E (2004) 'A Consumer Price Index for Low Income groups in Ireland 1989-2001'. Combat Poverty Working Paper, . [Details]|
|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]|
|Murphy, E (2002) 'The Nice Treaty and the Irish Referendum: what values are at stake'. Studies, 91 (362):114-124. [Details]|
|Murphy, E. (2007) Minimum wages and employment: A critical appraisal of two theoretical frameworks. NUI Galway: Working Paper. Working Paper [ARAN Link] [Details]|
|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]|
Philosophy of the Social Sciences