Shane Murphy received a PhD in economics at Lancaster University in the UK in 2016.
Shane was a graduate student in the department of Economics, and a research assistant at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation with professors Dean Jamison and Christopher J.L. Murray. His fields of interest were primarily health economics, public economics, political economy, and economic development. He worked on projects involving health and sanitation in India, risk adjustment in hospital cost functions, criminal states, human capital, and health and mortality. Shane has a master’s degree in mathematics from Iowa State University.