Mary Murphy


Mary Murphy

Associate Professor of Management

BA; Economics and Mathematics, 1975, Western Michigan University
MA; Economics, 1978, University of Rochester
PhD; Economics, 1981, University of Rochester

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“I love the opportunity to share my interest and knowledge of economics with the students and their excitement in learning.”

—Mary Murphy

Awards & Honors
Involvement at MNU

Awards & Honors

  • 1992-2003 Who’s Who in the Midwest
  • 1975-1979 Fellowship and tuition waiver at the University of Rochester
  • 1974 & 1975 Harold Smith Patton Award -- Outstanding Economics Major
  • 1975 Waldo-Sangren Scholar Award
  • 1975 Seibert Fund Research Award


  • “Shifting Market Power Feeds Registered Nurse Shortage” The American Nurse, July-August 1988, p.28.
  • “Shortage May Persist as Wages Rise Slowly” The American Nurse, May 1988, p.29.
  • “Economist Offers Perspective on the Nurse Shortage” The American Nurse, April 1988, p.27.
  • “The Importance of Sample Selection Bias in the Estimation of Medical Care Demand Equations” Eastern Economics Review, January-March1987, pp.19-29.
  • “Hospital Utilization Review: Estimates of the Impact of the New York State Title XIX Utilization Review Demonstration Project” New York Utilization Review, Fall 1986.
  • “Rochester -- Productivity leads to Prosperity” by Alan J. Norton and Mary Zimmerman Murphy in The Economy of New York State, edited by Stanford D. Gordon, 1987, pp.210-212.
  • Book Review of Medicaid Reimbursement of Nursing-Home Care by Paul L. Grimaldi, New England Journal of Medicine, January 6, 1983, Volume 308, p.57.
  • “Matrix Multiplication as an Application of Combinatorial Analysis” Pi Mu Epsilon, Volume 6, Fall 1975 (Second Prize).

Involvement at MNU

  • New Faculty Development
  • Graduate Council

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