​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Office: 133 FOB 

​Phone: 801-422-9198

Email: joseph.mcmurray@byu.edu

  
Fields
Political Economics
Microeconomic Theory

Joseph C. McMurray

Assistant Professor of Economics

Education

PhD, University of Rochester, 2010
BA, Brigham Young University, 2004

Research and Teaching

Joseph McMurray's research interests lie in economic theory, especially political economics.  His research explores political models in which voter differences reflect informational differences, rather than fundamental conflicts of interest.  He teaches Political Economic Theory (Econ 477) and Statistics for Economists (Econ 378).

Selected Publications

McMurray, Joseph C.  2017.  "Ideology as Opinion: A Spatial Model of Common-value Elections.American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, forthcoming.

McMurray, Joseph C.  2017.  "Voting as Communicating: Mandates, Multiple Candidates, and the Signaling Voter's Curse.Games and Economic Behavior, 102: 199-223.

McMurray, Joseph C.  2013.  "Aggregating Information by Voting: The Wisdom of the Experts versus the Wisdom of the Masses."  The Review of Economic Studies, 80(1): 277-312.


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