Alvin D. Murphy

Associate Professor
Department of Economics
Arizona State University

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

  • Urban Economics, Environmental Economics, Industrial Organization, Labor Economics


Current Research in Progress

  • Housing Policy, Neighborhood Effects, and Labor Market Outcomes, with Juan Pantano
  • Incorporating Dynamic Behavior into the Hedonic Model, with Kelly Bishop
  • Predictable Appreciation, Market Efficiency, and the Estimation of Hedonic Models, with Kelly Bishop
  • The Effect of Neighborhood Spillovers on Mortgage Selection, with Ruben Hernandez-Murillo and Rajdeep Sengupta


  • Ph.D. Economics, Duke University, 2003-2008
  • M.A. Economics, University College Dublin, 2001-2002
  • B.A. Economics and Political Science, Trinity College Dublin, 1996-2000

Contact Information:

Department of Economics
Arizona State University
PO Box 879801
Tempe, AZ 85287-9801

Phone:   (480) 965-7995