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Growth and Labor Markets in Low Income Countries

Research projects can be proposed for the following research areas:
Growth and Labor Market Outcomes
Active Labor Market Policies, Labor Market Institutions and Labor Market Frictions
Human Capital and Labor Productivity
Migration and Labor Markets
Labor Market Dimensions of Population Dynamics, Urbanization, and the Environment

There are three cross-cutting themes that researchers are encouraged to address under any of the above research areas:
Gender
Fragile States and Region
Improving Data for Labor Market Research

Deadline: 

Monday, October 16, 2017

Grants

Ford awards grants in many categories: civic engagement and government; equitable development; youth opportunity and learning; internet freedom; inclusive economies; creativity and free expression; and gender, racial and ethnic justice.

Research on Food Security using the Panel Study of Income Dynamics

The University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research, in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service and Food and Nutrition Service, seeks research proposals on food security using data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID). Research funded competitively under this announcement will focus on economic analyses of longitudinal household food insecurity and its links to food assistance program participation, work, income, consumption, health, and wealth.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems (INFEWS)

The overarching goal of INFEWS is to catalyze well-integrated interdisciplinary and convergent research to transform scientific understanding of the FEW nexus (integrating all three components rather than addressing them separately), in order to improve system function and management, address system stress, increase resilience, and ensure sustainability. The NSF INFEWS initiative is designed specifically to attain the following goals:

Deadline: 

Monday, March 6, 2017

Airport Cooperative Research Program/Graduate Research Awards

The purpose of the Graduate Research Award Program is to encourage applied research on airport and related aviation system issues and to foster the next generation of aviation community leaders. The program is intended to stimulate thought, discussion, and research by those who may become the future airport managers, operators, designers, and policy makers in aviation. The focus of this research program is on applied research to help the public sector continue to improve the quality, reliability, safety, and security of the U.S. civil aviation system well into the foreseeable future.

Deadline: 

Monday, May 15, 2017

Inter-American Foundation (IAF) Grassroots Development Fellowship Program

IAF Fellowships support dissertation research in Latin America and the Caribbean undertaken by students enrolled in a U.S. university who have advanced to Ph.D. candidacy in the social sciences, physical sciences, technical fields and the professions as related to grassroots development issues.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

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