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The Salem Center for Policy helps students, business leaders, and policymakers apply data-driven insights to complex problems.

Recent Event

PhD Student Symposium

The PhD Student Symposium offered various sessions, breakout groups, and panel discussions that suited students of several tracks.
PhD Student Symposium

Upcoming Events

Student Election Group

The Salem Center is putting together a group of UT Austin students to discuss the upcoming election in a series of online events where we will work together to articulate the beliefs and values informing each of our votes. If you would like to participate, please fill out the form here. Don’t hesitate to reach […]

In 3 Days September 25, 2020 at 4:30 pm

The Future of Energy Integration and Workforce Development in North America

The Mexico Center at LLILAS-Benson, Salem Center for Policy at the McCombs School of Business, Ray Marshall Center at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, Center for International Energy and Environmental Policy at the Jackson School of Geosciences, KBH Center for Energy, Law and Business, and Energy Initiative at the McCombs School of Business at […]

October 27, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Emily Oster: COVID-19 Interview

Emily Oster is a Professor of Economics at Brown University. She holds a PhD in Economics from Harvard. Prior to being at Brown she was on the faculty at the University of Chicago Booth School. Hear what Emily Oster, Professor, has to say about the pandemic at hand. Watch the interview on YouTube:
Emily Oster: COVID-19 Interview

Research Fellowship

The competitive Salem Center Fellowship provides fellows the unique experience of assisting and conducting data-driven and policy relevant research with the center’s Senior Fellows.