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March 2, 2019 at 12:00 pm

George Washington Forum | Human Capital, Inequality and Economic Growth, April 18

Kevin Murphy, portrait

Kevin Murphy

The George Washington Forum at Ohio University presents “Human Capital, Inequality and Economic Growth” on Thursday, April 18, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. in Galbreath Chapel.

The speaker is Kevin Murphy, the George J. Stigler Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He earned a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago after graduating from UCLA with an undergraduate degree in economics.

He is is the first professor at a business school to be chosen as a MacArthur Fellow, and he was the 1997 John Bates Clark Medalist, a prize awarded “that American under the age of 40 who is adjudged to have made a significant contribution to economic thought and knowledge.”

This is also a Wealth & Poverty theme Faculty Research Talk.

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