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Patrick "Ryan" Murphy, Ph.D.

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    Patrick "Ryan" Murphy, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Economics

    Dr. Patrick Ryan Murphy is an Associate Professor of Economics in the Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance in the Donald R. Tapia School of Business at Saint Leo University. His professional and research interests include Economics of Education, Public Economics, Applied Economics, Urban/Regional Economics, Population Economics, Game Theory and Econometrics. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Florida State University.


    • B.S. (Economics with Minor in Business), Florida State University, 2003.
    • M.S. (Economics), Florida State University, 2004.
    • Ph.D. (Economics), Florida State University, 2009. Dissertation: Essays on Gifted Education's Impact on Student Achievement