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Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Economics

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Here’s What’s Driving the Decline in US Stocks

As stock prices continued to decline sharply, economics professor Bob Murphy weighed in on the market pullback for ABC News.

Greece Bailout Deal: What it Means for the Country

"There are now some real glimmers of hope," Boston College economics professor Peter Ireland told ABC News in regard to the 85 billion euro bailout deal.  Professor Bob Murphy weighed in on how the Greek prime minister will need to argue the case for the deal to his party in Parliament and to the Greek people.

Recent Selected Publications

Kevin E. Cahill, Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College, Michael D. Giandrea, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and Joseph F. Quinn, "The Impact of Hours Flexibility on Career Employment, Bridge Jobs, and the Timing of Retirement" (02/2014; PDF)

Michael D. Grubb
, "Behavioral Consumers in Industrial Organization" (05/2015; PDF)

Christopher F Baum
, Hans Lööf (Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm), Pardis Nabavi (Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm), and Andreas Stephan (Jönkoping International Business School), "A New Approach to Estimation of the R&D-Innovation-Productivity Relationship" (05/2015; PDF)

Scott Fulford
, Ivan Petkov and Fabio Schiantarelli, "Does It Matter Where You Came From? Ancestry Composition and Economic Performance of U.S. Counties, 1850-2010" (05/2015; PDF)


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