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James Havord Murphy Celebrates Decades of Industry Experience in Economics

Dr. Murphy earned the Teaching Award through the Richards College of Business

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For many years, Dr. Murphy has served as the associate professor of economics at the University of West Georgia.

    CARROLLTON, GA, December 28, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- James H. Murphy has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

For many years, Dr. Murphy has served as the associate professor of economics at the University of West Georgia, where he began as an assistant professor in 2006. In academia, he has also worked as an instructor of economics for Georgia State University, an adjunct assistant professor for Oglethorpe University, a visiting assistant professor for the Georgia Institute of Technology, and an assistant professor of economics for Western Carolina University. Over the years, Dr. Murphy has also lent his expertise to the legal field, the banking industry, and in the area of independent consulting.

A graduate of Emory University, Catholic University of Leuven, Cornell University, and Georgia State University, Dr. Murphy holds a Bachelor of Arts, two MBA degrees, a Master of Arts, and a PhD. His professional affiliations include the Academy of Economics and Finance, the Southern Economics Association, and the Association of Environmental and Resource Economics.

Throughout his decades-long career, Dr. Murphy has contributed his extensive knowledge to a number of peer reviewed journal articles, including "A Caveat for the Application of the Critical Cost Efficiency Index in Induced Budget Experiments," and "Are Hypothetical Referenda Incentive Compatible?" Beyond his status as a leader in his field, he has been awarded many times for professional endeavors, earning such awards as the Teaching Award through the Richards College of Business and the Theodore C. Boyden Excellence in Teaching Award through Georgia State University.

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