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Undergraduate Program in Political Economy

Tulane University’s most popular and acclaimed multidisciplinary major, the Political Economy program aims to promote sustained reflection on the multiple connections between political and economic activities and institutions.

The Center for Ethics and Public Affairs

Established in 2001, The Center for Ethics and Public Affairs coordinates and supports research and scholarly discussion of ethics and public affairs.

The Center for Public Policy Research

The Center for Public Policy Research is a multi-disciplinary research center that balances academic research with applied work in four program areas:  Regulation and Coordination, Health Policy, Public Finance, and Education.

The Center on Law and the Economy

The Center on Law and the Economy, a product of The Murphy Institute's many years of collaboration with Tulane Law, promotes interdisciplinary research and collaboration on important issues confronting policymakers and private markets in both developed and developing economies.

Master of Arts in Political Economy with Data Analytics

The Master of Arts program in Political Economy with an emphasis on Data Analytics was established in 2022 and welcomed its first cohort this fall.

The Murphy Institute

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.