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The Purdue University Research Center in Economics (PURCE) relies on the generous contributions of donors to accomplish its mission of conducting policy-relevant economic research and sharing that research for the betterment of individuals and society.

Donations allow us to attract and support renowned faculty and their research; provide crucial assistance and support to talented Purdue students; and promote PURCE events and research. Read more about our mission here.

As a PURCE Partner you will support the publication of data-driven results in research areas that affect all our lives, from crime and education to taxation and trade.


Learn more about our center and the impact of our research in our annual report.

You'll find an overview of our research publications, details on our new faculty affiliates, our future vision, and more.

To discuss joining our broad group of donors, please contact Cara Giese, Chief Development Officer, at

We thank you for you consideration!

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Donor Testimonial

janet-schweikher2.jpg"I am grateful for the opportunity to attend PURCE’s events, which provide excellent value received. How could I not be supportive of such an admirable endeavor: sharing their research with all of us. I felt compelled to contribute to PURCE so they could continue their fine work."

Janet (Mackenzie) Schweikher
Asset Manager, Wabash Center

Janet is a cherished PURCE supporter, part of a broad base of donors.

Interested in Supporting PURCE?
Please contact Cara Giese, Chief Development Officer, if you wish to learn more about supporting PURCE. Call (765) 496-3163 or email

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Please visit our giving page to make your gift to PURCE. We thank you for your generosity.