Kevin J. Murphy (professor)

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Kevin J. Murphy is a professor at the University of Southern California. Since 2006, Murphy has held the Kenneth L. Trefftzs Chair in Finance at the USC Marshall School of Business.[1] He is also a Professor of Law at the USC Gould School of Law[2] and Professor of Economics at USC's College of Letters, Arts & Science.[3]

Before teaching at USC, Kevin Murphy was a professor at the Harvard Business School and the University of Rochester's William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration.

The Institute for Scientific Information's Web of Knowledge compiles a Highly Cited list composed of the most highly cited individuals within each of 21 broad subject categories; Kevin J. Murphy has been listed under Economics/Business since at least 2003.[4]

Kevin Murphy is a member of the American Economic Association and an associate editor of the Journal of Corporate Finance and Journal of Financial Economics. He received his PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago in 1984 and his BA, summa cum laude, from UCLA in 1979.


  1. ^ Marshall Faculty Directory - Kevin Murphy, "[1]", accessed 11/22/10
  2. ^ Kevin Murphy, 03/29/10, "[2]"
  3. ^ USC Marshall - Corporate Governance Summit 2008, "[3]"
  4. ^ ISI Web of Knowledge/, "[4], accessed 8 April 2011."