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Professor Antoin Murphy

Fellow Emeritus (Economics)


Antoin E. Murphy was a professor of economics at Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin. He was a visiting scholar at the Center for International Affairs at Harvard, the Institut d'Etude Demographiques in Paris, the Hoover Institution and the department of economics at Stanford University. His special interests are in macroeconomics, monetary economics and the history of monetary thought. He was one of the joint managing editors of the European History of Economic Thought. His books include the following: . Richard Cantillon : Entrepreneur and Economist (Oxford University Press, 1986) . John Law's Essay on a Land Bank (Editor) (Aeon Publishing, Dublin, 1994), pp. 112. . Monetary Theory 1601-1758, edited by Antoin E. Murphy (Routledge, London and New York, 1997). 6 volumes, pp. 353, 402, 389, 240, 332, 347. . John Law : Economic Theorist and Policymaker (Oxford University Press, 1997), pp. 391. . Richard Cantillon, le rival de Law (Hermann, Paris, 1997), pp. 248. . Du Tot - Histoire du Systeme de John Law (1716-1720) (I.N.E.D., Paris 2000)(Editor) . The Genesis of Macroeconomics (Oxford University Press,2008) . The Fall of the Celtic Tiger, co-author Donal Donovan ( Oxford University Press, 2013)
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Chairman of the Irish Hospice Foundation. 1992-1994
Founding director and vice-chairman of the Irish Hospice Foundation [director 1999] 1986-1992
Member of the Advisory Editorial Board of the European Management Journal (Pergamon Press). 1992-5
Joint Managing Editor of the European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, (Routledge). 1993 - ongoing
Member of the organising committee for the Quesnay Tri-Centenary Conference in Versailles. June 1994
Member of the organising committee for the Quesnay Conference at the Ecole Normale de Fontenay/St. Cloud. 1993
Irish representative to the British Association of University Teachers of Economics. 1972-1980
Organising secretary of the Irish Federation of University Teachers of Economics 1970-1979
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Member of the British Money Study Group
Member of the Executive Committee of the European Society of the History of Economic Thought
Antoin E. Murphy, The Genesis of Macroeconomics New Ideas from Sir William Petty to Henry Thornton, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2008, 234pp, Book, PUBLISHED
Antoin E. Murphy, John Law Economiste et homme d'Etat, Brussels, Peter Lang, 2007, 447pp, Book, PUBLISHED
Murphy A.E., The Elements of Commerce Delineated in Aphorisms, European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 14, (1), 2007, p1 - 24, Notes: [An Analysis of a newly discovered manuscript written by Joseph Massie], Journal Article, PUBLISHED
John Law et la gestion de la dette publique in, La dette publique dans l'histoire (Comité pour l'histoire économique et financière de la France sous la direction scientifique de Jean Andreau, Gérard Béaur et Jean-Yves Grenier), Paris, 2006, pp269 - 296, [Murphy A.E.], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
John Law and the Scottish Enlightenment in, editor(s)Alexander Dow and Sheila Dow , A History of Scottish Economic Thought, Routledge, 2006, pp9 - 26, [Murphy A.E.], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Nicholas Du Tot and John Law in, editor(s)George Stathakis and Gianni Vaggi , Economic Development and Social Change Historical Roots and Modern Perspectives, Routledge, 2006, pp171 - 189, [Murphy A.E.], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
John Law: Financial Innovator' in, editor(s)Geoffrey Poitras , Pioneers of Financial Economics Volume 1, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2006, pp100 - 116, [Murphy A.E.], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
John Law in, editor(s)Goetzmann William N. and Geert Rouwenhorst , The Origins of Value The Financial Innovations that Created, Oxford University Press, 2005, pp225 - 238, [Murphy Antoine], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
'Corporate Ownership in France:The Importance of History' in, editor(s)Randall K. Morck , A History of Corporate Governance around the World, USA, University of Chicago Press, 2005, pp185 - 219, [Professor Antoin Murphy], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Murphy Antoin, 'Rejoinder to Skaggs' Treating schizophrenia: a comment on Antoin Murphy's diagnosis of Henry Thornton's theoretical condition, European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 12, (2), 2005, p329 - 332, Journal Article, PUBLISHED

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Fellow of Trinity College Dublin; Chevalier de l'Ordre National du Mérite (France)
. Macroeconomic/monetary theory and policy from the eighteenth century to the present day. . European Monetary Union.