Philip Murphy is a Professor of Economics in the School of Management at Swansea University. Before joining Swansea University in 1991, Professor Murphy held academic positions at the universities of Manchester, East Anglia, Aberdeen and IUPUI (USA). He is an applied labour economist whose research interests span a number of areas including wage inequality the economics of discrimination, training, economic inactivity, spatial modelling, the dynamics of the national minimum wage, and the determinants of subjective wellbeing. He has worked for the ESRC as an assessor of small grant proposals and between 2006/09 as an assessor for the ESRC’s open student grant competition. He is currently a member of the Steering Group for the Committee of Heads of UK Departments of Economics (CHUDE), an associate member of the Spatial Economic Research Centre (SERC), a member of the Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods (WISERD), and a member of the Executive Group of the Public Policy Institute for Wales (PPIW).
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