The Reg Murphy Center for Economic and Policy Studies is dedicated to serving the local community by providing insight and information on economic and public policy issues that are of importance. It serves as a storehouse of data on the local and regional economy.

The center is located in the School of Business and Public Management.

Coastal Conversations with Reg Murphy and special guest Pete Correll


Our Research

Our publications are the products of research conducted by The Murphy Center faculty. Our research focuses on economic and policy issues that are important to South Georgia. Our publications also include research conducted by College of Coastal Georgia students, whom we encourage to develop research and analytical skills in service of the community. We welcome your feedback and suggestions.

The Murphy Center also conducts special studies upon a client's request. We will work with you to define your research objectives and prepare a proposal for the study to be conducted. Commissioned studies are produced on a fee-for-service basis.

View our research here

Economic Impact of CarePortal Donations in Glynn County, Georgia

CarePortal is a tool allowing individuals and non-profits to partner with the Department of Family and Child Services (DFCS) to make donations meeting tangible needs of families and children in the child welfare system. These donations serve either to prevent children from entering foster care or to support a current foster or kinship placement.

Read the study

Publications: From the Murphy Center columns

Murphy Center faculty write a From the Murphy Center column every Wednesday for The Brunswick News. The columns address a wide variety of economic and public policy issues from different perspectives.

For more information relevant to our community, follow us on Twitter @RegMurphyCenter.