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Political Economy

Broaden Your Education, Expand Your Options

Political Economy is an interdisciplinary degree that unites the three most rigorous disciplines in the social sciences: economics, politics and law.

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How to Apply

Top Reasons

Completing a Political Economy program will qualify you for graduate work in public policy, political science or law. Or you could jump right into a promising job at an eminent think tank!

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Great Pre-Law Major

Our program offers the same tools as most pre-law majors, but they are taught in a pragmatic style that teaches you how to apply them to everyday situations.

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Center for Free Enterprise

As a Political Economy major, you will work closely with the Center for Free Enterprise, which will connect you with leading scholars in your field.

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Build A Foundation

You will develop a foundation for quantitative analysis, enhance your writing skills, and promote institutions that support a civil society.

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