Dr Rosemary MurphyBack
Dr. Rosemary Murphy graduated in 1997 with a B Comm Degree, majoring in Economics and in 1998 with a Masters of Economics Science. Throughout her primary and masters degree she focused on Business Economics having a specific interest in the area of Economic Regulation. Rosemary commenced her lecturing career in 1998 in the Department of Economics, University College Cork with a teaching portfolio combining Business, Health and Quantitative Economics. It was from this teaching portfolio that her interest in the business of Health Economics grew, leaving her to commence her PhD (Health Economics) Degree in January 2003. Her PhD investigated the equivalence scales determining medical card eligibility in Ireland, the re-regulation of same and was completed in January 2006. Rosemary is an active member of the Health Economics Group in the School of Economics. This group emphasises the business element of health economics and through this group she has contributed to many conferences and papers in health and business economics. Rosemary is currently the director of the PhD (Health Economics) Degree with a portfolio compromising of completed and ongoing PhD research theses. The current theme of the PhD (Health Economics) Degree is the Economics of Subjective Well Being.