Ryan Murphy

Research Assistant Professor, SMU Cox School of Business

Ryan Murphy is a Research Assistant Professor at the O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom at SMU Cox School of Business. He received his B.A. in economics from Boston College and M.S. and Ph.D. in economics from Suffolk University. His research has appeared in publications such as American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Public Choice, Public Health, Rationality & Society, and Human Events.

Recent Research by Ryan Murphy

— Jan 26, 2023
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Human Freedom Index 2022

According to this year’s Human Freedom Index, for the first time since 2012, Canada does not rank among the top 10 freest countries worldwide.

— Dec 16, 2021
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The Human Freedom Index 2021

This year’s Human Freedom Index finds that, even before COVID and the response from governments worldwide, global freedom was on the wane.