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The Political Economy Undergraduate Major at Berkeley

The Political Economy undergraduate major is designed to study the relationship between government, society, and the economy in a holistic manner from a multi-disciplinary perspective. See what a map of a Political Economy Major looks like (PDF).

Designated Emphasis in Political Economy (PhD)

The Designated Emphasis (DE) in Political Economy gives Ph.D. students at UC Berkeley the opportunity to strengthen their training in interdisciplinary political economy, to join a vibrant intellectual community that cuts across academic units on campus, and to earn an extra credential along with their doctoral degree. 

Related Centers at UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley is home to an array of centers that are engaged in rethinking political economy in diverse ways.

Teaching Political Economy

Tips for teaching about political economy. Watch a panel discussion entitled “Rethinking Political Economy: How to Teach it Right”