Grants Awarded

Recent Grants Awarded

 

  • Bob Gazzale
    • 2002-2003, CARAT/Rackham IT Fellowship, University of Michigan
    • 2007-2009 NSF 0649484: “RUI: Experiments in Learning from Others in Games” (Sponsors: Economics; Decision, Risk and Management Sciences)
  • Jerry Caprio
    • 2009 Fulbright Fellowship
    • 2009 Williams College Class of 1945 World Fellowship
  • Sarah Jacobson
    • Center for the Economic Analysis of Risk (CEAR) research funding. “Luck and Discovered Risk Preferences,” with Jason Delaney and Thorsten Moenig,2011-2012 ($5,000)
    • National Science Foundation (NSF) Award SES-0752754.  “Doctoral Dissertation Research in Economics: The Girl Scout Cookie Phenomenon – An Experimental Study of Social Effects in Fundraising,” with Ragan Petrie, 2008 ($8,640)
    • Georgia State University Dissertation Grant, “Peer Pressure in Grassroots Fundraising: The Girl Scout Cookie Phenomenon,” with Ragan Petrie, 2008 ($1,000)
  • Sara LaLumia
    • Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, “Tax Refunds and Unemployment Spells,” 2011.
  • David Love
    • Steven H. Sandell Grant in Retirement Research (2007)
  • Steve Nafziger
    • Kennan Institute of of the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars (2008)
  • Ashok Rai
    • “Economic Effects of Caste and Religious Violence in India”, Harry F. Guggenheim Foundation, 2007-8
  • Lucie Schmidt
    • “The Effect of Safety Net Programs on Food Insecurity” (with Tara Watson and Lara Shore-Sheppard). University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research, $75,000, 2011-2012.
    • “Macroeconomic Conditions and Updating of Expectations by Older Americans” (with Purvi Sevak). Michigan Retirement Research Center UM11-13, $25,000, October 2010 – September 2011.
    • Immigrant-Native Fertility and Mortality Differentials in the United States (with Purvi Sevak). Michigan Retirement Research Center UM08-02, $50,000, October 2007 – September 2008.
    • How Do Immigrants Fare in Retirement? (with Purvi Sevak). Michigan Retirement Research Center UM07-09, $25,000, October 2006 – September 2007.
    • Labor Supply of Older Americans: Effects of Tax Rates and Tax Treatment of Pension and Social Security (with Purvi Sevak). Michigan Retirement Research Center UM06-08, $25,000, October 2005 – September 2006.
    • Effects of Infertility Insurance Mandates. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development R03 HD047544-01A1, $152,521, March 23, 2005-February 28, 2007.
    • Gender, Marriage, and Asset Accumulation (with Purvi Sevak). Michigan Retirement Research Center UM05-12, $25,000, October 2004 – September 2005.
    • Estimating the Wage Elasticity of Labor Supply for Older Workers (with Purvi Sevak). Stephen H. Sandell Grant for Junior Scholars, Boston College Center for Retirement Research, $25,000, July 2003 – July 2004.
  • Stephen Sheppard
    • Ford Foundation, A Center for the Study of Arts and Culture-Based Community Development, $28,000 (2003)
    • The World Bank Research Committee, The Urban Growth Management Initiative, $230,000 (2003-2005)
    • Ford Foundation, Research at the Center for Creative Community Development, $485,000 (2004-2009)
    • The World Bank Research Committee, Conditions of Housing Finance in a Global Sample of Cities, $21,000 (2004-2006)
    • Massachusetts Cultural Council and New England Foundation for the Arts, Culture Count: Online economic impact evaluation for the New England Cultural Database, $42,500, (2005-2006)
    • National Center for Real Estate Research, Evaluating the Impact of Cultural Amenities on Real Estate Values, $15,513 (2005-2006)
    • National Science Foundation, The Causes and Consequences of Global Urban Expansion, $425,000 (2005-2007)
    • Department for International Development, To Measure Security of Tenure in a Global Sample of Cities, $120,000 (2005-2006)
      Institute for Museum and Library Services, Museums and Community: Evaluating the Economics and Social Impacts of Museums, $334,384 (2006-2009)
    • Massachusetts Cultural Council and New England Foundation for the Arts, Culture Count: Training for use of online economic impact evaluation, $17,500 (2007)
    • Massachusetts Cultural Council, Developing strategies for the use of economic and social impact evaluation for cultural organizations $20,000 (2008-2009)
  • Lara Shore-Sheppard
    • The Effect of Safety Net Programs on Food Insecurity (with Tara Watson and Lucie Schmidt). University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research, $75,000, 2011-2012.
    • “Income Dynamics and Characteristics of Health Reform Expansion Populations,” Principal Investigator, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, State Health Access Reform Evaluation Program, September 2010-August 2012.
    • “The Effect of Public Insurance Coverage and Provider Reimbursement on Access to Dental Care: Evidence from the SCHIP Expansion,” co-Principal Investigator, with Thomas Buchmueller (co-Principal Investigator), Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Changes In Health Care Financing and Organization Initiative, April 2009-March 2011.
    • Annual vs. Monthly Self-Reports of Health Insurance Coverage: Implications for Estimates of the Efficacy of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program, co-Principal Investigator, with Thomas Buchmueller (co-Principal Investigator), National Poverty Center and U.S. Census Bureau, April-December 2008.
    • Analyzing Movements over Time in Hours Worked, Employment Status, and Welfare Participation using Longitudinal Data, co-Principal Investigator, with John Ham (co-Principal Investigator), National Science Foundation, Grant No. SES-0627928, September 2006-August 2008.
    • Changing Medicaid: Take-Up, Welfare, and Fertility Principal Investigator, with John Ham (co-Investigator), National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Grant No. R01 HD39369-01A1, July 2001-June 2004.
    • An Examination of Medicaid Enrollment Among Low-Income Children in California, 1990-1996 Principal Investigator, with David Card and Andrew Hildreth (co-Investigators), Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research/U.S. Census Bureau Research Development Grant Program, September 2000-October 2001.
    • The Dynamic Effects of Medicaid Expansions co-Principal Investigator, with John Ham, National Science Foundation, Grant No. SBR-9809546, August 1998-August 2000.
  • Nick Wilson
    • National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Africa Project Grant, Spring 2009 ($44,800)
    • University of Chicago Population Research Center (PRC) Pilot Grant, Fall 2009 ($20,000) (with Daniel Bennett)
  • Tara Watson
    • The Effect of Safety Net Programs on Food Insecurity (with Lara Shore-Sheppard and Lucie Schmidt). University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research, $75,000, 2011-2012.
    • West Coast Poverty Center Small Grant Competition, “Inside the Refrigerator: Welfare Reform, Immigration Enforcement, and Chilling Effects in Immigrant Medicaid Participation.” Grant Period September 2009 to August 2010. (PI.) University of Michigan National Poverty Center Small Grant Competition, “Barriers to Medicaid Participation Among Immigrants.” Grant Period March 2009 to March 2010. (PI, with co-PI Dean Yang.)
  • David Zimmerman
    • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
    • William T. Grant Foundation
    • Institute for Research on Poverty
    • Department of Labor
    • Department of Justice