Shane Murphy

Assistant Professor, Healthcare Economics


Shane Murphy teaches classes in Healthcare Management and Insurance Studies and does research in US and global health economics and policy. His main areas of interest are in quality of healthcare provision.

Information and teaching materials can be found on his website:

Academic Positions:

Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut, 2018-present
Post-Doc, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 2016-2018
PhD, Lancaster University (UK), 2012-2016

Select Publications:

DeCenso, Brendan, Herbert C. Duber, Abraham D. Flaxman, Shane M. Murphy, and Michael Hanlon. Improving Hospital Performance Rankings Using Discrete Patient Diagnoses for Risk Adjustment of Outcomes. Health services research 53, no. 2 (2018): 974-990.

Jamison DT, Murphy SM, Sandbu ME. Why Has Under-5 Mortality Decreased at Such Different Rates in Different Countries? Journal of Health Economics, 48 (2016): 16-25.


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