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August 23, 2018
The center, REACH, will investigate how initiatives like charter schools and voucher programs shape the learning environment for students from disadvantaged groups.
May 21, 2018
Student feedback cites Howard as an “ever-present source of inspiration” for political economy majors.
Steven M. Sheffrin, Director Of The Murphy Institute and Professor Of Economics
February 27, 2018
Fox 8 news talks to Sheffrin about the proposals in the delayed tax vote.
November 30, 2017
Membership will create new opportunities for Tulane researchers across the social and health sciences.
Center for Public Policy Research, Murphy Institute
November 07, 2017
Steven M. Sheffrin will moderate and Patrick Button will present research.
Political Economy
March 01, 2017
Ann Cudd will give a lecture this Friday at Rogers Memorial Chapel.
Center for Ethics and Public Affairs, Murphy Institute
November 02, 2016
The task force, with Steven M. Sheffrin and James Alm as members, presented its recommendations to the Louisiana legislature.
Murphy Institute
November 02, 2016
Fox 8 news talks to Sheffrin about the proposals in the delayed tax vote.
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Photo of Tilton Hall Stairwell - The Murphy Institute
September 30, 2016
Application Deadline: December 31, 2016
Center for Ethics and Public Affairs, Murphy Institute
September 02, 2016
August brings new visiting colleagues to campus.
Center for Ethics and Public Affairs, Murphy Institute

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Established in memory of Charles H. Murphy, Sr. (1870-1954), and inspired by the vision of Charles H. Murphy, Jr. (1920-2002), the Murphy Institute exists to help Tulane faculty and students understand economic, moral, and political problems we all face and think about. More important, it exists to help us understand how these problems have come to be so closely interconnected.