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Murray Fallk is a PhD student in the Department of Land Economy at the University of Cambridge. His research covers themes spanning economics, public policy, demography, the environment, and energy. He is also interested in econometric methods and applying novel statistical tools to real-world policy problems.

Murray holds an MPhil in Land Economy Research with Distinction from the University of Cambridge, where his dissertation examined the socio-political implications of fracking for rural communities in the United States. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Policy Analysis and Management with Distinction and Honors from Cornell University. His undergraduate honors thesis studied the impact of IPCC reports on public opinion in the United States. Murray previously interned with U.S. Congressman Matt Cartwright and the Politics and Public Opinion team at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), a Washington, D.C.-based think tank.

Outside of conducting research, Murray can be found playing the alto saxophone, running, playing basketball, exercising with the Peloton platform, and cheering for his Philadelphia sports teams.


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Portrait of Murray Fallk