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Finance Research Grants

The mission of the FINRA Investor Education Foundation is to provide underserved Americans with the knowledge, skills and tools necessary for financial success throughout life. The FINRA Foundation envisions a society characterized by universal financial literacy.

Small Grants

Small research grants available to anyone affiliated with a research institution.

Deadline: 

Saturday, February 1, 2020
Saturday, August 1, 2020
Monday, February 1, 2021

Interests: 

Financial Services for the Poor Initiative

The Financial Inclusion Program at Innovations for Poverty Action invites Expressions of Interest from teams of researchers and financial service providers to conduct rigorous research on financial product innovations for low-income households in developing countries.

Deadline: 

Friday, November 4, 2016

Grants

The Surdna Foundation makes grants to nonprofit organizations in the priority areas of Sustainable Environments, Strong Local Economies, and Thriving Cultures.

Doctoral Dissertation Research in Economics: Reference Dependence and Option Adjustable Rate Mortgages

This awards funds data expenses for dissertation research. The project focuses on how homeowners who hold 'Option ARM' mortgages make financial decisions. The goal is to determine whether or not these homeowners are using so-called reference points in making their decisions about how to pay down credit card debt while also making mortgage payments.

Matching Theory and College Admissions

This award funds research in the economic theory of matching methods.

Grants

This foundation awards projects in four priority areas:

Constitutional Order
Free Markets
Civil Society
Informed Citizens

Education Production and Peer Networks Among Out-of-School Children in India

The PI proposes investigating the education production function in the context of an informal community based model of instruction targeted at out-of-school children in India. Using the planned expansion of the program, the PI will conduct a three part randomization that will allow us to distinguish the effects of student, teacher, classmate, and non-class peers on student achievement while also generally evaluating the effectiveness of community based class model. The evaluation design comprises three randomizations.

Seed Grants for Gambling Research

NCRG funds research on gambling addiction and treatment.

Deadline: 

Monday, August 1, 2016

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